Italy Italia Nova 1694 lovely antique hand color old map decorative Borri #127Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued c. 1680-94, Wolfenbuttel, Germany (possibly Amsterdam) by Wolters for Cluverius.
Charming 17th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Cornucopia cartouche top right, distanc escale lower 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. 11 1/8" x 12 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 10 1/2" x 12 1/8".
Borri, L'Italia nell'antica Cartographia, 127.
Phillips, v. 2, p. 167.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, p. 406.