Crimean War large scarce map 1856 Military SebastopolBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A Complete Map of the Crimea Showing the Military and Carriage Roads with Distances from Various Points of the Western Coast. From English and Russian Surveys.
(Europe, Russia, Crimea, Crimean War, Sebastopol, City Plan, Fortifications).
Issued 1856, Philadelphia by Charles DeSilver.
Uncommon mid 19th century lithographed map, with original hand color.
A scarce short-lived issue, reflecting interest in the recent war in this region.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light soiling and small scattered spotting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 18" H x 14" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 443