Condition: good. Sufficient margins, mounted. On the reverse strengthened. Map slightly browened / spots. Verso: blank.
A fine large map showing all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica, the surrounding parts of France and the Balkans, and a portion of North Africa. It is based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle and the observations of the astronomer Riccioli. The map is filled with detail and decorated with an ornate title cartouche alluding to the Catholic Church, with a cherub wearing a cardinal's miter.
- Country (current geographical location)
- Map maker/ publisher
- De Lisle / Buache
- Map/ Book title
- L'Italie Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
- Copper engraving
- Additional Information
- A fine large map showing all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica
- Size of the largest image
- 49×60 cm