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Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Siciliae Insvlae
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: An early map of Sicily and its surrounding islands, engraved with a large ship likely highlighting the importance of its trading ports.
Map Ref: IT3197
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Siciliae Veteris Typus
Date: 1592      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Ortelius's map of ancient Sicily, showing a clear division north and South of the Via Valeria, an ancient Roman road. Inset map of Naples. Rich original colour. [Ort. 211, Van den Broeke]
Map Ref: IT3284
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Sicilia
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Sicily. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis. Coloured. [Framed]
Map Ref: IT3273
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Sicilia
Date: 1635      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Sicily. Published at the height of the Dutch Golden Age of map making, by two of its leading figures. Coloured.
Map Ref: IT3307
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Sicilia Regnvm
Date: 1649      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Early decorative map of Sicily, with insignia and battling ships, perhaps reference to the Battle of Lepanto (Ottoman - Venetian Wars). Coloured.
Map Ref: IT3282
Cartographer: A.H. Jaillot
Title: : La Sicile
Date: 1692      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Splendid map of Sicily first published by Nicholas Sanson, France's foremost geographer of the 17th century and then published by his apprentice, Jaillot. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: IT3302
Cartographer: Philipp Cluver
Title: : Siciliae Antiquae Descriptio
Date: 1697      Size: 12 x 10 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Ancient Sicily, with classical nomenclature embellished with ships and a large cartouche on the upper left.
Map Ref: IT3166
Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : La Sicile
Date: 1700      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Attractive map of Sicily with a vignette of Mount Etna. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: IT3298
Cartographer: Nicolas De Fer
Title: : Messine
Date: 1705      Size: 14 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Messine. Town and Harbour plan. Coloured.
Map Ref: IT1983
Cartographer: Paul Rapin-Thoyras
Title: : Plan of the Works of the City of Messina, one of the strongest and most considerable cities of Sicily, and a fine Sea-Port
Date: c. 1740      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Messina. Plan of the city and harbour. Coloured.
Map Ref: IT1737
Cartographer: Jacques Ayrouard
Title: : [Straits of Messina]
Date: 1746      Size: 22 x 14 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Sea Chart showing the Straits of Messina. Marked with navigatinal notes.
Map Ref: IT2763
Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Plan de la Ville de Messine
Date: 1764      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Messina. Plan of the town and harbour. Decorative cartouche. Original colour.
Map Ref: IT2667
Cartographer: John Blair
Title: : Sicilia Antiqua
Date: 1768      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: A fine map of Sicily as it was described in the classical period. The place names are based on ancient sources and a large inset on the upper left details Syracuse.
Map Ref: IT3299
Cartographer: Joseph Roux
Title: : [Palerme]
Date: 1804      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Palermo. Town plan and harbour. Includes soundings. Coloured.
Map Ref: IT1538
Cartographer: Joseph Roux
Title: : Messine
Date: 1804      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Messina. Town plan and harbour. Includes soundings. Coloured.
Map Ref: IT1543
Cartographer: British Admiralty
Title: : Plan of the City, Environs and Anchorage of Girgenti
Date: 1823      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Beautiful, detailed chart of the city of Girgenti and environs in Southern Sicily. (SL)
Map Ref: IT3082