Corsica Tuscany Italy Toscana Italia 1858 Scheda linen-backed Austrian Empire mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
General-Karte des österreichischen..[Blad XVI].
(Central coastal italy-Tuscany- Toscana- italia- Corsica island- Austrian Empire- Austria- Hungary- Balkans- Austro-Hungarian- King Franz Joseph, Kaiser of France).
Includes: Lucca, Pisa- Livorno- Florence- Siena- Civitavecchia.
Issued 1858, Wien (Vienna), by Scheda and K. K. Militärisch-Geographisches Institut. Engraved with original hand color.
Splendidly detailed mid-19th century linen-backed map with original outline hand color. Among the most detailed and precise maps of the era, rendered on a scale which allows for the location and naming of many small towns and villages not often seen on most other more generalized maps of this era.
Six printed panels, mounted onto linen for folding as issued by publisher, map set within fine scrolled border.
Remaining fresh and clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example, nearly as issued.
Map measures c. 19 1/2" x 22 1/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4, p. 117.
Kretchmer, Lexikon zur Geschichte der Kartographie, v. II, p. 703.