Italy Italia 1828 Brue linen backed old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte Generale de L'Italia Moderne.
(Italy- Italia- Europe)
Issued Paris, 1828 by A. Brue.
Engraved map with original outline hand color. Mounted onto a linen backing with blue cloth edging long ago, possibly as issued by the publisher. Very unusual thus, almost a wall map.
Spotted and lightly age soiled, some wrinkling, couple small easy to overlook surface abrasions, two tiny holes in wide blank margin near top edge, but retaining a handsome age patina overall.
Sheet measures c. 25" H x 19 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 20 1/8" H x 14 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.1, p. 199.