Book Description

Railway Map of Italy. Carta Geografica del Regno d’Italia con tutti le ferrovie in attivita, published by Artaria, Milan 1864. On folding linen in 48 sections, size 123 by 100 cm. Scale 30 kilometres to the inch, with four other scales including Italian miles and French leagues. In addition to mainland Italy, Sicily and Sardinia the map also includes the Dalmatian coast down to Montenegro, Corsica, some of Switzerland and part of the Balkans. The map seems to reflect pride in Italian unification with its attention to detail and decoration. Heights are shown by shading or hachuring. Running along the top of the map is a plan or elevation of the various mountain ranges of Italy. Includes a detailed key. Map VG condition folding into original rubbed but sound card slipcase.
Author Artaria
Date 1864
Binding Folds into card slipcase
Publisher Artaria
Condition VG

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