Empire of Alexander the Great Battle Plans Persia 1855 Philip Historical mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Expedition of Alexander and Voyage of Nearchus.
(Asia, Middle East, Alexander the Great, Ancient World, Persia, Macedon, Egypt, Afghanistan, India, Arbela, Issus, Granicus).
Issued 1855, Liverpool by George Philip & Sons.
Excellent over size mid 19th century engraved historical map with original hand color.
Three detailed inset Battle maps fill the top third of the map, all with keys. These are: Passage * Battle of the Granicus * Battle of Issus * Battle of Arbela.
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.