7008773 Map of Nice

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  • Conquered by Romans 1st century CE; ruled by Saracens 10th cen.; under counts of Savoy 1388-1860, although captured and held by French several times; pillaged by Turks 1543; ceded to France 1860; birthplace of Garibaldi; leading resort city of French Riviera.

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  • Gerry Thesaurus of Geographic Names

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UK and France album

Brown fabric cover with gold embossing. Gold finish on edges of pages. Spine and bindings missing. White pages with notations in pencil. Gold initials "MRTB" on title page. Photographs mounted with glue.

Other items mounted to pages include postcards, newspaper clippings about Stonehenge and other rock monuments,
Loose items include "Bain's Map of the Country of Nairn" (partly torn).

Sites and locations include: Roman Arena; Nice, France; Nairn River; Brodie Castle; Inshoch Castle; Pict and Scot War Stone; Queen's Head in Burley.

Themes include: scenic views and vistas, landscapes, some architecture images of churches and castles, harburfronts.