This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
Southern Italy Kingdom of Naples Sardinia & Malta, Colton 1855 - A beautiful engraved and pastel colored map of southern Italy and like most of Colton's European maps this map was derived from an earlier wall map of the world produced by Colton and D. Griffing Johnson. The map covers the southern part of the Italian peninsula from Abruzzo to Melito, inclusive of the Kingdom of Naples. Colton's map also includes the islands of Sicily and Sardinia and a small inset map in the lower left quadrant details Malta and Gozo. At this time in history, the peninsula was undergoing the Risorgimento, Italy's march toward national solidarity. This map also identifies various cities, towns, rivers, rapids, mountain passes, and an assortment of additional topographical details. Map is hand colored in pink, green, yellow and blue pastels to define national and regional boundaries. Surrounded by Colton's typical spiral motif border. Dated and copyrighted to J. H. Colton, 1855. Published from Colton's 172 William Street Office in New York City. Issued as plate no. 84 in volume 2 of Colton's 1856
Atlas of the World.
Condition: Very good wide margins, browning on edges, some water stains outside image on
margin lower right.
size 14.75 x 11.75 image.
001naples: 1878 Picture of The Via Mala, Alps, Italy. Elegantly antique engraved image titled, "The Via Mala, Alps," from The Aldine -The Art Journal of America. Shows scene of the Via Mala Alps, Italy. 11 x 16in. $40
002naples: 1905 Sheet Music of 'Napoli," an Italian Love Song. Gorgeous sheet music of titled, "Napoli," an Italian Love Song, lyrics by Vincent Bryan and music by Leo Edwards. 14 x 11in. $30
003naples: Image of Naples, Italy. Beautifully engraved image titled, "Looking Toward Naples from Ischia." Shows scene of Naples from Ischia. 12 x 9in. $20
004naples: Image of Amalfi, Italy. Beautifully engraved image titled, "Amalfi," from Picturesque Europe. Shows scene of Amalfi. 12 x 9in. $40
005naples: Map of Naples, Italy. Beautifully hand colored map titled, "Naples." Shows map of Naples. 12 x 9in. $40
Kingdom of Naples or the two Sicilies Mitchell 1851-1853. A very attractive original hand colored (with beautiful Mitchell margin) Cowperthwait and S. A. Mitchell Sr.'s 1853 map of Southern Italy and Sicily, issued as part of S. Augustus Mitchell's New Universal Atlas of 1851. This map covers from Rome south to include the boot of Italy and Sicily. Color coded according to region, the inset in the lower right hand quadrant details the vicinity of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius, Adriatic Sea in the north across to the Pt of Turkey. Surrounded by the green border common to Mitchell maps from the 1850s. Prepared by S. A. Mitchell for issued as plate no. 61 in the 1853 edition of his New Universal Atlas. This lithographed map was issued by Cowperthwait and Co. and are considered the finest maps produced in this era of mapmaking. One of the reasons that these maps by Cowperthwait are exceptionally difficult to find is because of their short period of publication from 1850-1854. Condition: Very Good, small mottling spots inside margin but not on image otherwise typical age coloring throughout.
Size 13.5 x 17.5
006naples: 1892 Picture of Naples, Italy with Vesuvius in the distance. Elegant engraved image titled, "Naples, Vesuvious in the Distance," from Along the Mediterranean Coasts. Shows scene of a town road in Naples, Italy with Vesuvious in the distance. 10 1/2 x 8 1/2in. $30
007naples: 1858 Pictures of the ruins from the earthquake in Naples, Italy. Intricately engraved images titled, "The Earthquake at Naples," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scenes of the different ruins after the earthquake in Naples, Italy.
11 x 16in. $30
008naples: 1892 Picture of Procida and Ischia, the Bay of Naples, Italy. Elegant engraved image titled, "Procida and Ischia, the Bay of Naples," from Along the Mediterranean Coasts. Shows viewof Procida and Ischia, the Bay of Naples, Italy. 10 1/2 x 8 1/2in. $30
009naples: 1857 Image of the Castel Nuovo, at Naples, Italy. Beautifully engraved image titled, "The Castel Nuovo, at Naples," from the Illustrated London News. Shows scene of people congregating in front of the Castel Nuovo in Naples, Italy. 11 x 16in. $30
Naples and Sicily, Charles Phillips, 1852 - Very large engraved and hand colored map of Southern Italy and Sicily with beautiful renditions of mountain ranges with nice shading along with green, blue and shaded coastlines. Finely detailed with nice margin.Very good condtion and folded in middle.
21 x 26 in. $200
010naples: View of Amalfi, Italy. Beautiful image titled, "View of Amalfi, Italy." Shows gorgeous scene of Amalfi, Italy. 13 x 10in. $40
011naples: 1895 Picture of Italian dancers performing the 'Salterello.' Elegantly engraved image titled, "Dancing the Salterello in the Bay of Naples," drawn by S. Melton Fisher from The Graphic. Shows scene of Italian dancers performing the 'Salterello' in the Bay of Naples. 11 x 16in. $20
012naples: 1858 Pictures of the ruins from the earthquake in Naples, Italy. Intricately engraved images titled, "Effects of the Late Earthquake in Naples," from the Illustrated London News. Shows scenes of the different ruins after the earthquake in Naples, Italy. 11 x 16in. $30
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