Raleigh - Ancient Sicily
Rare map of ancient Sicily with Syracuse and Carthage insets, pictorial town views
W. Raleigh, History of the World
30.5 x 39.6 cm (12 x 15.6 in)
Rare double-page map showing Sicily in a large scale and good detail. Shows a number of towns, rivers, and islands, as well as a burning Mt. Etna.
Two inset maps, one of Syracuse, and a plan of Carthago.
Decorative engraving style, enriched by sailing ships and tiny buildings.
Some marginal chips. Good example with dark print. Watermarked paper with some age-toning. With a small blind-stamp and a short scratch in the sea area.