Attractive map of Catholic Italy dividend in ecclesiastical provinces with indert maps Rome, Napels and Samnium.
Original antique map Steel plate engraved with outline hand coloring.
Cartographer: Karl Spruner von Merz, 1803-1892 Karl von Spruner as he preferred to be known, was a German cartographer and scholar. He spent most of his long life in military service. He joined the Bavarian army, aged 11, in 1814, and was promoted to lieutenant in 1825. He is best known for his historical atlases.
Origin: Historisch – Geographischer Hand Atlas Zur Geschichte Der Staaten Europa’s Vom Anfang Des Mittelalters Bis Die Neueste Zeit Von Dr. Karl Spruner Gotha: Bei Justas Perthes 1846.
Size: Sheet app.: 17.5 x 14.5 inches. 44.5 x 36.5 cm. Image app.: 16 x 12.25 inches. 41 x 31 cm. Condition: Good antiquarian condition.