Auction 97, Lot 386

"The Countries Around The Mediterranean Sea", Stanford, Edward

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1900 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 19.7 inches
32.3 x 50 cm

Linen-backed folding map in two parts: the eastern and western ends of the Mediterranean respectively. The first extending from the heel of Italy to the western edge of Persia, and from the Crimea to Cairo; the second extend from the town of Morocco to Bari in Italy, from near Lyon in France to southern Algeria. The maps are hand-colored and particularly show water depths, submarine telegraph cables in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea and coastal ports. Folding into cloth covered boards with paper labels.


Condition: B

Unevenly toned, but otherwise in good condition with only minor rubbing to boards.

Estimate: $75 - $95

Sold for: $45

Closed on 12/5/2001