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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
An unusual and beautiful 1823 manuscript map of The Ancient World, including Asia, europe and Africa. The map generally follows the historical atlas work of the english cartographer James Wyld however is a fully independent and unique hand rendered production. The manuscript geographical data and detail throughout is altogether outstanding and completed in a fine hand adept at decorative text and the rendering of rivers and mountains. The map shows the world of classical antiquity from the Atlantic Ocean to Southeast Asia and from the Indian Ocean to the North Sea. It includes all of europe, Arabia, parts of Asia, including the Indian Subcontinent, and the northern parts of Africa. Color coding divides the ma by continent. Throughout there are interesting notations such as, in Africa, the 'Aethiopes Anthroophagi,' the city of Rapta identified by Ptolemy as the southernmost city, and the apocryphal Lune Montes in AfricaAn altogether unique and wonderful one of a kind find.
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