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Wyld, James, 1812-1887

General Chart of the Mediterranean Sea Including the Gulf of Venice, Archipelago and part of the Black Sea with the Steam packet Routes.

Published: Published by James Wyld, Charing Cross East, Geographer To Her Majesty. <em>London. A New General Atlas of Modern Geography Consisting of a Complete Collection of Maps of the Four Quarters of the Globe; Delineating their Physical Features and Coloured to show the Limits of their respective states</em>. 1853

Stock code: 58793

Price: £575

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A large detailed map of the Mediterranean Islands. A finely engraved view of the entrance of Gibraltar Bay is in the lower left corner. James Wyld was successor to William Faden, one of the luminaries of late eighteenth century publishing in England. Wyld maintained the high standard of graphic and factual excellence that had been established by his predecessor and his maps are among the finest published in the early nineteenth century.

Copper engraving. Original colour. Very good condition. Original fold lines as issued. 48.5 x 93.5 cm.

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