Ireland Latest Surveys c.1771 T. Kitchin scarce decorative map ship cartoucheBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Ireland with the Roads, from the Latest Survey's.
(British Isles- Europe).
Issued c.1771-6, London by T. Kitchin.
Scarce mid-to-late 18th century engraved map, with original outline hand color.
Decorative vignette title cartouche which includes a tall mast sailing ship and various symbols of trade enhances the visual appeal.
Original fold lines, some well done paper repairs on reverse, various old wrinkles, bottom blank margin trimmed narrow to neat line as issued to facilitate folding, 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. 16 5/8" x 14 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 14 1/4" x 13 1/4".
Bonar Law, Printed Maps of Ireland, SG 36.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.