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1876 Migeon Map of Southern Italy


Italie Merdionale.
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Title:    Italie Merdionale.

Description:    This is a fine example of Migeon's 1876 map of southern Italy. The map covers the Kingdom of Naples (The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), which extended from the Papal States south to include much of the southern Peninsula as well as Sicily. Divided and color coded according to province, shows cities, railways, steamer lines, forts, fortified towns and railroads as well as geological features such as lakes and rivers. This map is issued as plate no. 16.

Date:    1876 (undated)

Cartographer:    J. Migeon (fl. c. 1855 - 1899) was a late 19th century map publisher based in Paris, France. At various times Migeon maintained offices at76, Rue de la Harpe, 34 Rue du Chemin des Plantes, and 11 Rue du Moulin Vert, all in Paris. His most prominent publications are the Geographie Universal in 1854 (updated through 1874) and the Nouvel Atlas Illustré de Géographie Universelle in 1891. Little is known of Migeon's life and even his first name is uncertain. Click here for a list of rare maps from J. Migeon.

Size:   Printed area measures 12 x 16 inches (30.48 x 40.64 centimeters)

Condition:    Very good. Original centerfold exhibits wear. Balnk on verso.

Code:   SouthItaly-migeon-1876 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)


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