Attractive early 19th-century plan of the city and harbor of Genoa, in Northern Italy. The plan is detailed and published for maritime purposes, with numerous depth soundings, places of anchorage, and other offshore detail provided. On land, the map shows the docks, the Royal Palace of Genoa (built with a beautiful red facade), and "The Suburb."
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 second of Luffman's two volumes.