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Cartographer: Philipp Cluver
Title: : Corsicae
Date: 1697      Size: 5 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Corsica and Sardinia. Charming antique map of the two islands showing major settlements and geographic features. Original colour.
Map Ref: MED2209
Cartographer: Brémond & Michelot
Title: : Nouvelle Carte de L'Isle de Corce et Partie de celle de Sardaigne
Date: 1719      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Rare sea chart of Corsica oriented with east at the top of the page, an elaborate title cartouche at its center, rhumb lines, and six elegant compass roses.
Map Ref: MED2108
Cartographer: Homann Heirs
Title: : Insulae Corsicae
Date: 1735      Size: 19 x 22 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Beautiful map of Corsica with an elaborately decorated title cartouche. The geography is credited to an as-yet-unidentified Capt. J. Vogt, likely a Genovese sailor. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MED1351
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Plan de la Baye de Calvi
Date: 1764      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Calvi. Plan of the bay. Cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED1315
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Plan de la Ville de Corte
Date: 1764      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: City plan of Corte, once the capital of Corsica during its brief period of independence (1794-6) under Pasquale Paoli. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED1321
Cartographer: Cartes Tarides
Title: : Routiere Corse
Date: c. 1922      Size: 28 x 37 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Separately issued vintage folding map of Corsica. This example was sold by Edward Stanford. It bears their label on the front cover and also a Stanford blind stamp on the lower right corner. Printed colour. Folded.
Map Ref: MED2283
Cartographer: Giovanni De Agostini
Title: : Corsica
Date: c. 1945      Size: 7 x 9 inches
Published: Milan
Description: Charming vintage pictorial map of Corsica highlighting its attractions and cuisine. Designed by notable Russian exiled artist Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline. Printed colour with metallic highlights.
Map Ref: MED2327