520 x 750 mm., early outline colour, dissected and backed on linen, with original publisher’s marbled paper slipcase, in good condition.
A fascinating detailed map of the River Danube. An inset above the plan of Constantinople details the vessels which ply the waters of the River. The map underlines all the steamboat ‘Pyroscaphe’ or route points along the river. This is an example of the first edition of 1843. The firm of Artaria & Co, was fuonded by Italian cousins Francesco and Carlo in 1770. Provenance: Bernard Shapero 2003; private collection of Rodney Shirley. Tooley’s Dictionary.