Item #305797 The States of Italy with their Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, & Malta. James WYLD.

The States of Italy with their Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, & Malta

London: James Wyld, 1844.

Map. Engraving with original color outline. Image measures 25" x 22". Some toning, scuffs, dampstains and offsetting, and small chips around margins not affecting the image On thick paper.

This striking map by James Wyld covers the Italian peninsula, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, as well as the Ischia, the Dalmatian Coast, and the French Riviera. Notes the political divisions as laid out in the Treaty of Paris, 1815. Regional divisions are showing by hand-colored outline, an important cities, towns, rivers, roads, coastal and topographical features are labeled. This map was published in the 1840 edition of Wyld's "A New General Atlas of Modern Geography".

James Wyld Senior (1790-1836) was a distinguished British mapmaker known for producing maps and globes. He served as Geographer to George IV and William IV. He was a founding member of the Royal Geographical Society and introduced lithography techniques to his production. His son James Wyld Junior (1812-1887) was the official geographer to Queen Victoria. This lovely map of is a fine example of his work.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $350.00

Item #305797

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