Italy Old map, Italien von 1270 bis 1450 Karl Spruner 1846.
Kingdoms Italy from 1270 to 1450, with 6 inlay maps. Venice for centuries wanted to control Cyprus and Venetian merchants worked on the island beginning in 1000 AD, when the Venetian (commercial and military) expansion in the eastern Mediterranean had started. Beautiful antique map in outline hand colors gives a picture of the borders of the various Kingdoms during that time.
Karl Spruner first edition historical atlas maps, exceptionally through the precision of detail in boundaries of the various (country) states and the extensive hand coloring which have been executed in detail.
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.
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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: Nice map in very good condition.