1940s (undated) 16.5 x 23 in (41.91 x 58.42 cm)
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This is a beautiful c. 1940 map or city plan of Venice, Italy issued by the Unione Italiana Lotta alla Distrofia Muscolare. It covers Venice from the Pointe della Liberta Isola di S. Elena and from Giudecca north to San Michele. The map details streets, canals, parks, islands, transportation lines and a host of other topographical features. Important buildings are shown in profile. A large inset in the top right features the region surrounding Venice. Another inset in the bottom right depicts Lido. A key included near the bottom border notes the 20 landmarks numbered on the map. Verso of the map features a map of Canal Grande and notes the various buildings along the banks. A key to the buildings is also provided. Verso also features text and other information useful to the tourist. This map was issued by the Unione Italiana Lotta alla Distrofia Muscolare or U. I. L. D. M.
Very good. Minor wear along original fold lines. Minor spotting.