Auction 97, Lot 293

"Travelling Map of Europe, Shewing the Lines of Railway &c.", Smith & Son

Subject: Europe

Period: 1890 (published)


Color: Hand Color

32 x 24 inches
81.3 x 61 cm

Linen-backed, dissected, folding map in boards. A good detailed map of Europe including the northernmost point of Norway and a considerable strip of North Africa. Extends to include a good section of the Middle East and a bit of Asiatic Russia. Country lines are hand-colored. Steamship lines as well as railway lines are shown for the enterprising traveler. Ex libris with label of the Galignani Library inside front cover. Manuscript ink name of a previous owner also inside from cover.


Condition: A

Map is near fine. Covers rubbed, spine starting, library numbers front cover.

Estimate: $100 - $120


Closed on 12/5/2001