Italy Italia c.1760-70's T. Jefferys engraved old map w/ decorative cartoucheBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe -Italia )
Issued London, c. 1755-70's, likely by J. Jefferys.
Charming little mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Charming pictorial cartouche.
Sheet 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, well-preserved example with a lovely visual appearance.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8"H x 10"W.
Printed area measures c. 7 1/8"H x 8 7/8"W.
Borri, L'Italia nell'antica Cartografia, 221 (noting it is based upon the 1711 Italy map by Herman Moll).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, p. 433.