Italy Italia c.1778 T. Jefferys engraved old map w/ decorative cartoucheBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued Edinburgh, c. 1778 likely by T. Jefferys.
Charming little mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Charming pictorial scroll framework cartouche top right.
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 1/4"H x 10"W.
Printed area measures c. 7"H x 8 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, p. 433.
Borri, L'Italia nell'Antica Cartographia, 121.