Malta and Valletta – A private collection

In 2018 the mediterranean island of Malta comes into focus of European cultural politics. The old capital Valletta, famous for its picturesque medieval old town and its harbour enclosed by the impressive walls of the ancient fortress, was elected as European cultural capital 2018. The history of Malta and Valletta was always strongly connected and also traditionally established as collecting field for antiquarian books and cartography. Reiss & Sohn, the Königstein based book auction house, is pleased to present to their customers in the spring auction a fine collection of books and antique maps relating to Malta, the history of the Maltese order, the Otoman wars in the Mediterranean and historical events surrounding Valletta and its interesting ancient architecture.

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