VERNE Jules (1828-1905)

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VERNE Jules (1828-1905)

DRAWING CARD with autograph annotations, Map of the Mediterranean; 22 x 27.5 cm on tracing paper mounted on map (cracks and tears, cardboard edges damaged).
Map of the Mediterranean drawn and captioned for the novel Mathias
Sandorf (Hetzel 1885; the map is inserted in the book p. 224-225).
Jules Verne drew the map on tracing paper in blue, black and red ink, with watercolour wash in blue and sepia, and pencil; he used mainly ink to write the names of countries (Spain, France, Italy, Austria, Greece, Turkey, Cyrenaica, Tripolitania, Algeria), islands, cities, etc.
On the edges of the montage, notes by the editor and the engraver, concerning the presentation of the map in the book
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