Carte de l'Italie dressee pour l'usage des Colleges

Method Lithograph with hand colour
Artist Selves, Henri
Published d'Hri. Selves, lithographe de l'Universite, Rue de la Harpe, No. 35. A Paris, 1824.
Dimensions 425 x 342 mm
Notes An early nineteenth century French map of Italy, ornamented in full wash colour, from Henri Selves' Atlas Géographique. Géographie moderne actuelle. Pour l'usage des Collèges‎. Rome, Naples, Milan, and Turin are picked out in red, and neighbouring regions are outlined in hand colour. In the top right corner, an inset map of Rome provides details on the city's monuments, ancient and modern, surrounded by the city walls in red.

Henri Selves (fl.1820s) was a French geographer, and lithographic printer to the University of Paris.

Condition: Central horizontal fold as issued. Remargined along right side of sheet. Blank on verso.
Framing unmounted
Price £180.00
Stock ID 48468