"Suite de l'Italie-Ancienne. De l'Appulie, de la Grande-Grece, de la Sicile, et Autres Isles", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Subject: Southern Italy
Period: 1786 (circa)
Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire
Color: Hand Color
21.2 x 15 inches
53.8 x 38.1 cm
This map of southern Italy includes Sicily and an inset with Corsica and Sardinia. The map is flanked by panels of text describing the regions of Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria, as well as the island of Sicily. Surrounded in an elaborate border featuring a globe, a map, and flowers, printed from a separate plate.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light offsetting, minor soiling, and a centerfold separation confined to top blank margin.