Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Italy

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

Italy : G. Phillips Bevan

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A scarce and interesting map of Italy, Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia, printed in an innovative technique of embossed style on "plasticised" card to illustrate the physical relief of continent. The map appeared in a scarce atlas "Royal Relief Atlas Of All Parts Of The World" in which the physical relief of an area could be seen, and felt, to show the hills and mountain ranges. Many of the maps bear the imprint of Swan, Sonnenschein and Allen and some also have the imprint "Plastic School Atlas" - possibly a proposed but never-used title. Each map was bound with an additional card border to protect the raised embossed detail and may be accompanied by a page of geo-descriptive text. An attractive example of nineteenth-century printing experimentation.
region: Maps of Italy
mapmaker: G. Phillips Bevan
place and date of publication: London 1880-1885
medium and colour: lithograph, Original colour
size in mm: 285 by 225mm (11.25 by 8.75 inches).
ref: 43390

Price: £ 150£ 90

 
return to Europe Maps

You might also like

Pianta Della Citta Di Firenze
Pianta Della Citta Di Firenze
by G. Ricci
price: £ 460£ 276
A Prospect Of the City of Genoa
A Prospect Of the City of Genoa
by E. Bowen
price: £ 360£ 216
Territorio Di Pavia, Lodi, Novarra, Tortona Allessandria ... Milano
Territorio Di Pavia, Lodi, Novarra, Tortona Allessandria ... Milano
by G. A. Magini / F. G. A. Magini
price: £ 400£ 240
Ground Plan Of Valetta / Bird's Eye View Of Valetta
Ground Plan Of Valetta / Bird's Eye View Of Valetta
by Anonymous
price: £ 140£ 84