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Kingdom of Naples of the Two Sicilies.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Europe, Italy, Southern Italy, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, Naples, Capua, Abruzzo, Apulia, Taranto, Calabria, Sicily).
Issued c. 1850-54, Philadelphia by Cowperthwait for S.A. Mitchell.
Lovely 19th century engraved and lithographed map with original hand color. Mitchell maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of color as well as variant decorative borders.
The notes beside the inset of Naples environs explains the history and discovery of Pompeii & Herculaneum. Map includes the famous Amalfi coast, one of the most scenic and spectacular livable landscapes in the world.
Nice looking example, clean and fresh, pleasing age patina, any small age spots or minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.