SALMON, Thomas – LA CITTÀ DELLA VALETTA NELL’ISOLA DI MALTA – 1762

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SALMON, Thomas – LA CITTÀ DELLA VALETTA NELL’ISOLA DI MALTA – 1762

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SALMON, Thomas – 1762 A lovely plan of Valletta with the

title of: LA CITTÀ DELLA VALETTA NELL’ISOLA DI MALTA.,

taken from LO STATO PRESENTE / DI TUTTI I PAESI…1762 in Venice. vol. XXIV.

This copper engraving measures 104 x 162 mm.

Thomas Salmon (1679–1767) was an English historical and geographical writer. Born at Meppershall in Bedfordshire, and baptised there on 2 February 1679, was son of Thomas Salmon, by his wife Katherine, daughter of John Bradshaw; Nathanael Salmon was his elder brother. William Cole wrote that he wrote much of his work in Cambridge, where he ran a coffee house, and then moved to London. He told Cole that he had spent time at sea, and in both the East and West Indies for some time. He also travelled in Europe In 1739–40 Salmon accompanied George Anson on his voyage round the world. He died on 20 January 1767.

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