Antique Map of Southern Italy and Sardinia by Johnston (c.1860)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning and minor foxing. Few tiny holes outside image, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1860
  • Overall size: 62 x 49 cm.
  • Image size: 57 x 44 cm.

€ 340,–($ 400.14 / £ 310.45)

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.. Antique Map of Southern Italy and Corsica by Johnston (c.1860)

Description: Antique map titled 'South Italy and the Island of Sardinia'. Old map of Southern Italy and the island of Sardinia. With an inset map of the Bay of Naples. Originates from 'The Royal Atlas Of Modern Geography Exhibiting, In A Series Of Entirely Original And Authentic Maps, The Present Condition Of Geographical Discovery And Research In The Several Countries, Empires, And States Of The World By Alexander Keith Johnston'.

Artists and Engravers: Alexander Keith Johnston LLD (1804-1871) was a Scottish geographer. He was a pupil of the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood. In 1826, he joined his brother William (who would become Sir William Johnston, Lord Provost of Edinburgh) in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known cartographical firm of W. and A. K. Johnston.