A beautiful 1855 first edition example of Colton's map of northern Italy. Covers from Switzerland to the Gulf of Gaeta, including the island of Corsica. Includes Milan, Genoa, Parma, Tuscany, Venice, Lombardy, and the Papal States. Throughout, Colton identifies various cities, towns, forts, rivers and assortment of additional topographical details. 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 page no. 18 in volume 2 of the first edition of George Washington Colton's 1855 Atlas of the World .