Map of Syria 1823 (1823)

Corry

Map of Syria constructed from various documents and founded on the astronomical observations made in that country in the year 1818 by Captain Armar L Corry R.N.

Published: 1823

Date: 1823

Map of Syria constructed from various documents and founded on the astronomical observations made in that country in the year 1818 by Captain Armar L Corry R.N. and published by Arrowsmith, London 1823. On folding linen in 18 sections.Size 84 by 67 cm. Scale approximately 7 miles to the inch. Hand-coloured. Heights are shown by hachuring. Covers an area from the Bay of Iskenderoon across to the Euphrates in the north and from Rasel Shakaa and Grebail on the Mediterranean coast across to Jebel el Abaid in the south. A very detailed map. Folds into faded marbled card covers. Some strengthening to folds at the reverse with archival standard clear tape. Occasional fraying to the silk edges that surround the map and minor offsetting below the title in an area of sea, but in overall Good condition.

Condition
Good

£325

Offered by Arthur Hook