World of the Iliad and the Odyssey Trojan War Greece 1855 Philip Historical mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map Illustrative of the Trojan War and the Voyages of Aeneas, Ulysses and Telemachus.
(Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Anatolia, North Africa, Egypt, Cyprus, Holy Land, Trojan War, Iliad, Odyssey).
Issued 1855, Liverpool by George Philip & Sons.
Lovely large, over size mid 19th century engraved historical map with original hand color. Tracks of Aneas, Ulysses and Telemachus are shown in the water areas by color as seen in key beneath title.
With two insets lower left depicting the Locality of the Illiad and Dr. Clarke's Ichnography of the Simoisian Plain.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, closed 2" split at bottom centerfold (easy to overlook), any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c.22" H x 28" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 20" H x 23 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.