Southern Italy Sicily Sardinia Gulf Taranto c.1858 antique engraved color map
Southern Italy Sicily Sardinia Gulf Taranto c.1858 antique engraved color map Southern Italy Sicily Sardinia Gulf Taranto c.1858 antique engraved color map Southern Italy Sicily Sardinia Gulf Taranto c.1858 antique engraved color map
$ 100.00

Southern Italy

(Sardinia, Sicily, Naples, Strait of Messina, Gulf of Salerno)

Issued c.1858, London, by the London Printing and Publishing Company

Engraved & Drawn by J. Rapkin

Visually remarkable original antique engraved map, with original outline hand color. With charming vignette scenes and a lovely engraved border.

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 near VG or better condition, normal uniform light age toning to sheet as typical, as well as a some trivial light age staining in the margins, light staining along the centerfold line 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.  10 1/2" H x  14" W.

Printed area measures c. 9 1/2" H x  12 5/8" W

Original fold line as issued.

[R3918]