Italy Sicily Sardinia Naples Palermo Messina Strait 1873 fine old detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(Southern Italy- Sardinia- Sicily- Naples- Palermo- Strait of Messina)
Printed 1873, Gotha, Germany by Perthes for Stieler.
Very detailed and precisely engraved old German map made in the 19th century. With original hand color.
In Normal, Average, Good or better antiquarian condition; mostly clean overall, some light age dustiness, small minor soiling, scattered spotting or surface wear, and original center fold line as issued - all as hopefully visible in scan, overall the map remains mostly clean and visually attractive. The fact we are offering it for sale means in our opinion it is entirely worthy of being collected.
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[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Despite any small age flaws, the printed area remains clean and visually pleasing- the map is well preserved.
An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 18" W x 14 3/4" H.
Engraved area measures c. 15 5/8" W x 13 5/8" H.