"Siciliae Antiquae quae et Sicania et Trinacria dicta Tabula Geographica…", Delisle, Guillaume
Subject: Italy, Sicily
Period: 1714 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel
Color: Hand Color
24.8 x 18 inches
63 x 45.7 cm
This large map is centered on Sicily during ancient times. It extends to include the Aeolian Islands, the southern tip of Italy, Malta, and a bit of the coast of Tunisia. The map includes details of the topography, including an erupting Mount Aetna and the roads, aqueducts, cities and villages. The harbor and city of Syracuse is shown in the large inset.
References: Philips (A) #3456-95.
Minor repair on fold in top margin.