Auction 130, Lot 620

"The States of Italy, with their Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily & Malta, Describing the New Limits, as Confirmed by the Definitive Treaty of Paris 1815", Wyld, James

Subject: Italy

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: A New Atlas of Modern Geography

Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 25 inches
55.4 x 63.5 cm

This is a large, beautiful map of Italy with Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. It extends to also include the Dalmatian coast and Istiria on the Adriatic Sea and to Malta in the Mediterranean. The map is enclosed in a bold key-board style border. Seven different distance scale are included. James Wyld, successor to William Faden, maintained the high standard of graphic and factual excellence that had been established by his predecessor and his maps are among the finest published in the early nineteenth century.


Condition: A

Printed on sturdy paper with original outline color. There is some minor soil on the map, still overall very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 12/2/2009