Italy Italia Best Authorities 1788 old antique map nice hand color Borri #233ABrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
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Issued 1788, London. Anonymous.
Charming little 18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Paper remains well preserved, keeping in mind it is not modern or new, so minor flaws to paper unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean example with a lovely visual appearance.
Original fold lines as issued, top blank margin trimmed close to neat line as seen.
Sheet measures c. 10" x 8".
Printed area measures c. 9" x 7 3/8".
Borri, L'Italia nell'antica cartographia 1477-1799, 233A (noting the cartography derives from D'Anville and there are several variant issues of it).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, p. 433.