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Cover: Atlante Geografico. Marzolla, Benedetto, 1856

Cover: Atlante Geografico. / Marzolla, Benedetto / 1856
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Full Title: (Covers to) (Atlante Geografico. Napoli, Benedetto Marzolla, 1856)

Author: Marzolla, Benedetto

Date: 1856

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Author: Marzolla, Benedetto

Date: 1856

Short Title: Cover: Atlante Geografico.

Publisher: Naples: (B. Marzolla).

Type: Covers

Object Height cm: 51

Object Width cm: 39

Note: This is a very attractive and scarce atlas by a cartographer from Naples. Not in Phillips or British Museum. Marzolla prints extensive notes with his maps, listing his cartographic sources and giving political and statistical information on the areas covered. No title page (probably issued that way) and with a manuscript list of contents. The map of "Nuova California" is based on the Hypolite Ferry map of 1850 and is discussed by Wheat. The maps are dated from 1840 to 1856. Outline color. The covers are brown paper covered boards with a leather spine embossed with "Marzolla. Atlante geografico. G.B." in gilt.

Reference: Valerio, V. Atlanti Napoletani (1806-1860); Valerio, V. Società Uomini e Istituzioni cartografiche nel Mezzogiorno d'Italia; Benedetto Marzolla Disegnatore e Cartografo Brindisino, Atti del Convegno Settimana della Cartografia, Liceo Classico B. Marzolla Brindisi, 5-10 maggio 1997; Tooley Dictionary p.423; Wheat, C.I. Maps of the Calif. gold region, 191; Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 714, 673.

World Area: World

Full Title: (Covers to) (Atlante Geografico. Napoli, Benedetto Marzolla, 1856)

List No: 4714A

Series No: 1

Published In: (Atlante Geografico. Napoli, Benedetto Marzolla, 1856)

Publication Author: Marzolla, Benedetto

Publication Date: 1856

Publication Reference: See reference field above.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 4714.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 49

Publication Height cm: 51

Publication Width cm: 39

Image No: 4714A

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