Mediterranean Sea North Africa Sicily Cyprus rare c. 1799 antique early mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A Correct Map of the Mediterranean Sea With the Countries Adjacent
(North Africa- Strait of Gibraltar- Spain- Greece- Sicily- Egypt- Cyprus)
Printed ca. 1799, New York by J. Low
Very uncommon antique late 18th century American produced map with old hand color.
Early and rather scarce oversize American cartographic artifact.
"Notes appear showing the landing place of Bonaparte and the site of Nelson's victory of the Nile"*
A scarce map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Average/ Fair antiquarian condition, mostly clean overall, one vertical fold-line heavily creased, small scattered age spotting, light minor age dustiness, condition fairly well represented in scan as seen.
Please inspect enlargeable photo closely- any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within zoomable picture provided. This scan forms a central part of the item description and we encourage you to study it carefully. We will send the actual antique item shown.
[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 17" W x 8 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 16" W x 7 1/4" H.
Wheat & Brun, Maps Published in America Before 1800, 860*