Italy Italia c.1771 decorative scarce large folding Barber map Borri #248Brian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
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Issued c.1771-6, London by John Barber.
Scarce mid-to-late 18th century engraved map, with original outline hand color.
Decorative title cartouche enhances the visual appeal.
Original fold lines, some well done paper repairs on reverse, various old wrinkles, mostly remaining clean - video captures condition much better than words, please watch prior to purchase. Still displays well, a very scarce large folding map.
Sheet measures c.14 3/4" x 16 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 13 1/4" x 14 1/2".
Borri, L'Italia nell'Antica cartografia, 248 (incorrectly assigning a circa. 1799 date).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.