1821 GEOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL MAP OF ITALY.Map of Italy, Including the Places rendered Celebrated by Battles and Seiges; Intended for the Elucidation of Lavoisne's Historical Atlas.
By: based on Lavoisne
Date: 1821 (Published) Philadelphia
Dimensions: 16.25 x 20 inches (41.3 cm x 51 cm)
This striking authentic antique map was issued hand-colored for the third American edition of the Atlas. It depicts Italy but also includes parts of France, Switzerland, Dalmatia, Croatia and Turkey, whose territories are not detailed. Pertinent information relating to the map surrounds the image on three sides. All text is in English.
As with all the maps in this series, much detailed information is included with each map, making it easy to imagine the country/countries described, their climes and habitats, customs and traditions. This map includes a list of distinguished contributors in the fields of Italian science, the arts, literature, etc., from 1459 through 1786.
Condition: This map is in B+ condition. Light toning of the centerfold and minor foxing.
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