Asia Tibet Mogul Empire Persia Arabia New Holland Tartary China 1758 antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Arabia, Persia, Mogul Empire, Tibet, China, Tartary, New Holland, Australia, India, etc.)
Issued London, 1758 by Jefferys.
Charming antique copper engraved mid 18th-century map, with pleasing full hand color. Relatively few examples are encountered with such attractive detailed hand color.
The image display a cartographic style quite unique to this historical era. Utterly unlike anything produced today and of modern aesthetic appeal for this reason. Vignette title cartouche at top right corner.
Print paper and engraved area remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, nothing offensive or severe, overall remains visually attractive and historically interesting. Original fold lines as issued.
Nice old antique map, entirely worthy of display, resale, gift-giving, etc.
Sheet measures c. 10" W x 8" H.
Printed area measures c. 9" W x 7" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous minor thin creases or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].