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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 275

    FR. S.C. DE SPRETY (FL. 1791)

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    FR. S.C. DE SPRETY (FL. 1791)
    Carte Générale de la Principauté et Souvreigne des Isle de Malte et du Goze
    Manuscript map, in pen and ink and watercolour on paper, two sheets
    24¼ x 55½ in. (62.2 x 141 cm.)

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    The present lot is a manuscript map of the Islands of Malta and Gozo, copied and corrected by Fr. S.C. de Sprety in 1791 after a version originally executed in 1752, whilst the Islands were under the command of the Grand Master of the Knight of Malta Emanuel de Rohan-Polduc (1725-1797).

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