A New Map of Italy, Including the Islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica with the Post Roads. John CARY.

A New Map of Italy, Including the Islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica with the Post Roads

London: John Cary, 1799.

Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 18" x 20".

Published in London in 1799, this highly detailed double-page map of Italy features beautiful hand-colored outline showing provinces and kingdoms. Cities, towns, rivers, coastal features, topographical features, and postal roads are labeled. Some foxing and toning but otherwise in good condition.

John Cary (1754-1835) was a British cartographer and engraver. His highly detailed and accurate maps mark a turning point from the earlier emphasis on decoration toward a greater emphasis on information.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $300.00

Item #305788

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