Sicily Italy Malta Gozzo Sicilia 1853 very detailed uncommon antique map StielerBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Konigreich Beider Sicilien nebst dem Sudlichen Theile des Kirchenstaats.
Nach Attil. Orlandini's Atlas von Italien.
(Europe, Italy- Kingdom of the southern regions of Sicily & Church States, Mediterranean Sea, Malta & Gozzo).
Issued 1853, Gotha, Germany by Perthes for Stieler.
Uncommon issue of this mid-19th century antique engraved map. With original outline hand color.
Of note for being directly based upon Orlandini's atlas map.
Remarkably detailed. Note the large inset box depicting Malta & Gozzo islands at a level of emphasis & detail not often seen.
Below the title are 3 columns providing a color coded key to the political divisions as they existed at this historical moment. Mt. Height comparison list at top right, above Malta is another list of further political and regional divisions seen. Emphasis placed upon interior topographical terrain details.
Original centerfold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15" W x 18 3/4 " H.
Printed area measures c. 13" W x 16" H.