"Chart of the Mediterranean Sea" Marseilles Genoa Gibraltar THOMSON 1817 map
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"Chart of the Mediterranean Sea". Marseilles Genoa Gibraltar. THOMSON 1817 map

Price: £274.00

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Chart of the Mediterranean Sea. Bay & roads of Marseilles. The harbour of Genoa. Plan of the Rock and Bay of Gibraltar, shewing the position of the combined fleet and attack of the battering ships in 1782. Gulf of Smyrna. Attack on Algiers by the fleet under the command of Lord Exmouth, August 27th 1816. Sketch of the watering place of Algeziras. Leghorn Road'

This large map has seven inset charts of the Mediterranean ports of Marseilles, Genoa, Gibraltar, Leghorn (Livorno), Algeciras, Algiers and the Gulf of Smyrna (Izmir). Each inset chart has depth soundings marked.

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: Published in 1817. Engraved in 1817; this date is marked on the map    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 53.0 x 64.0cm, 20.75 x 25.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Minor offsetting -text and/or images from the facing page have left an impression on the print. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by Samuel John Neele for John Thomson's "New General Atlas"

PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World", Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin [Thomson's New General Atlas]


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