Orbis Romani -- Pars Occidentalis
(Rome / Hispania / Gaul / Germania / Brittania / Italia / North Africa / etc.)
Issued Edinburgh, 1819 by J. Thomson.
Drawn by J. Wyld. Engraved by Hewitt.
Attractive and decorative early 19th century antique engraved map with original hand color.
Of note for the large decorative vignette view seen in the corner which depicts classical architectural ruins of the Roman Empire.
Paper and printed area remains well preserved, some light inoffensive age spots as always, a nice example of this map. Please inspect scan closely as it capture how the map survives visually.
Sheet measures c. 10 1/4" x 14".
Printed area measures c. 8 1/2" x 11 1/2".
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. IV, p. 415