London: 1896. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 38.75" x 25.5". Shows the northeast coastal region of Italy, with Chioggia and Venice in beautiful detail. Includes soundings in fathoms and lighthouses are denoted with red and yellow hand coloring. Based on Italian surveys from 1886. Minor chipping along bottom edge.
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Kingston, Jamaica: McCartney and Wood, 1883. Case map. Color lithograph. Original cloth case with folding map, dissected on linen in 36 squares. Front of map reads, Compiled by J.J. Wood, a government inspector of schools. Image measures 21" x 37.5". 1883. Beautiful map. Unusual because it was published in the Caribbean and the scale is quite large. Published in 1883, Jamaica was a Crown Colony at the time and the capital had moved to Kingston eleven years earlier. Overall foxing...
London: James Wyld, 1842. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 28.25" x 20.25". Shows Denmark divided into counties, with rail lines, post and other major roads. Notes that "the Duchy of Lauenburg was annexed to the Kingdom of Denmark by treaty with the King of Prussia, signed June 4th, 1815." Lauenburg, Holstein and part of Schleswig are today part of Germany.
Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1783. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 16.25" x 12.5". Beautifully detailed map of Tuscan area of Italy. Minor wear and scattered foxing to full original margins. Typical Zatta coloring. Antonio Zatta was a Venetian atlas publisher who flourished from 1757 to 1797.
Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1788. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 12.5" x 16.25". Nicely detailed map of southern Italy. Beautiful cartouche with partial view of sailing ship. Minor wear to top margin. Full original margins and typical Zatta coloring. Antonio Zatta was a Venetian atlas publisher who flourished from 1757 to 1797.