Detailed sea chart of the area around the port of Livorno, in Tuscany. This map originally appeared in Luffman's Select Plans . . ..
The chart indicates shoals, canals, rivers, soundings, and other places of note to a seafaring vessel. The area between the Mellora Shoal and Livorno is named "The Road."
Luffman's Select Plans is an uncommon traveler's guide that served to educate the intrepid traveler regarding any part of the world, from the major cities of Europe to the wild coasts of the Spice Islands. Each of Luffman's maps contained detailed coastal descriptions showing the major landmarks and cities, as well as basic but necessary navigational information. This plate appeared in the first of Luffman's two volumes.