Up for sale is a great, colored antique MAP - GRAY'S NEW MAP - ITALY - THE NATIONAL ATLAS - 1893. With 5 inset maps - ENVIRONS OF ROME; REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO, MOUNT ETNA, ENVIRONS OF PALERMO and ENVIRONS OF NAPLES. It is a very detailed map, measuring. Approximately 17 x 14 1/2 inches, including the border area.On the reverse side, is a partial map of Turkey. This map is from the THE NATIONAL ATLAS - CONTAINING ELABORATE TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS OF THE UNITED STATES AND OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA, WITH PLANS OF CITIES AND GENERAL MAPS OF THE WORLD. Also, Descriptions and Tables, Historical and Statistical, With a Reference List - Containing The Names of the cities, Towns, Villages, and Post-Offices in the United States, With Their Location. Accompanied by Special Railway and Scientific Maps and Articles.
Gray & Son - Philadelphia - 1893. Maps this early and showing this much detail are a great piece of history! The map has fantastic coloring to it. There is cut/tear across the top border from where it was originally bound. Map is generally in Good condition.
There is age related browning and toning and some spotting and stains. The map has some small tears and chips around the edges, but they do not affect the map.
Some other dings here and there. There are small creases or chips in the corners.
A few light creases in the paper. This map would be a great addition to any collection and will look very nice when framed! Please note that while I have included a picture of the Title Page of the Atlas that this map was taken from, it is NOT included in the sale, as it is a reference piece to determine authenticity for the other maps.
I would be happy to include a copy if requested. Please see my store for other great items. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "book14850" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.