Ancient Sicily Italy Sicilia Syracuse Athenian Siege 1855 Philip Historical mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Italy, Sicily, Ancient World, Syracuse, Athenian Siege, Lilybauem, Messana).
Issued 1855, Liverpool by George Philip & Sons.
Beautiful oversized mid 19th century engraved historical map with original hand color.
Detailed inset lower left showing "Plan of the City of Syracuse as besieged by the Athenians".
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c.22" H x 28" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 20" H x 23 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.