A NEW MAP OF ITALY WITH THE ISLANDS OF SICILY, SARDINIA & CORSICA
'A NEW MAP OF ITALY WITH THE ISLANDS OF SICILY, SARDINIA & CORSICA, from MONSIEUR D'ANVILLE: To which have been added THE POST ROADS and several other Improvements'
from 'A New and Elegant Imperial Sheet Atlas, Comprehending General and Particular Maps of Every Part of the World'. Published by Laurie and Whittle, 'as the Act Directs' No. 53 Fleet Street London 1794.
Copper Engraving with original hand colour. A horizontal band stains caused by the glue on the central binding strip on the reverse, otherwise good - colour still bright.
Image size: 600mm x 514mm (to plate marks).
Shows the island of Corsica in clear topographical detail, especially the elevation of the hills and mountains. Historically, Corsica was divided between 'di qua monti' ('this side of the mountains') and 'di la monti' ('that side...') taken from a reckoning of Bastia.