"The Countries Around The Mediterranean Sea", Stanford, Edward
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.
Unevenly toned, but otherwise in good condition with only minor rubbing to boards.