Austria Italy Turkey Greece Balkans Sicily 1859 antique engraved hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Austria, Italy, Turkey & Greece
(Ottoman Empire in Europe, Sardinia, Corsica, Lombardy, Gulf of Venice, Albania)
Issued 1859, New York, by McNally's System of Geography
Engraved by Geo. E. Sherman
Notice the comparative mountain profile across the bottom of the sheet.
An uncommon antique engraved map, with original hand color. Extracted from a scarce mid nineteenth century atlas, printed on the back with text as issued.
Printed in the 19th century on paper which has age toned as always, but which remains sound & well preserved.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].
A lovely map worthy of display which is not often seen.
In Good+ to near VG or better condition, normal light age toning to sheet as typical, as well as a some light age staining or foxing, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive
A little known map which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 9 3/8" H x 12" W.
Printed area measures c. 8 3/8" H x 10 3/4" W