Northern Italy Lombardy Venice Verona w/ 4 city plans 1849 Meyer old antique mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Osterreich: Lombardisch Venetianisches Konigreich
(Northern Italy / Lombardy / Venice / Mantua / Verona / etc.)
Issued Hildburghausen, Germany c. 1849 by Meyer.
Detailed mid-19th century engraved German map with original outline hand color.
Of particular note for the excellent engraving technique. Four stunningly detailed miniature city plans surround the central map. Each plan would appear to depict hundreds of individual streets and buildings.
Sheet is gently uniformly age toned with light to moderate scattered foxing/ spotting, mostly along edges of wide blank margins. Map was once folded into quarters, but this is now visually so minor it scarcely merits mention aside from total detailed disclosure. Map is not perfect, but still looks excellent and worthy of display.
Sheet measures c. 12" x 10".
Engraved area measures c. 9 7/8" x 7 1/2".
Espenhorst, Bibliographie der Handatlanten , 188.8.131.52 (p.176)
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 245