Title "L´America Settentrionale e Meridionale; Isola di St. Domingo; Isola della Martinica"

Very attractive, large map Italian map of the Americas engraved by Bordiga.

Scarce Italian produced map that features fine engraved lines and an unusual projection. In North America, Alaska is fairly well formed and labeled Alaska in the western end of the Alaska Peninsula. Spain is in control of the entire Southwest including Texas and up to Luigiana (Louisiana Territory). The U.S. extends only to the Mississippi River. South America is well shown with all political divisions delineated. The map extends to part of Africa and Europe, and all of Great Britain. In the Pacific Ocean the map identifies the Sandwich Islands. Inset at lower right "Isola Della Martinica" and another at upper right "Isola de St. Domingo." The title contains flourishes and some script. Eight distance scales are stacked at lower left.

Printed on heavy paper.

Original outline colour

Very good condition

Published : Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et accompagné de dessins analogues au sujet par le Docteur Jules Ferrario

code : M4869

Cartographer : ANON

Date : 1820 Milan

Size : 52*74 cms

availability : Available

Price : £195

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