Suffolcia Suffolk Ipswich England U.K. Britain c.1700 old antique color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Suffolk, England / United Kingdom / Great Britain)
Issued c.1700, Amsterdam by Valk & Schenk.
Lovely antique engraved map with original hand color. Beautiful large vignette cartouche with animals and cherubs around a strapwork title and series of arms. Distance scale lower left, sailing ships within sea at right.
Lovely visuall appearance, some "verdigris" to paper from old color, now backed in a couple spots with thin tissue paper to support, short split along centerfold which is all but invisible when map is laid open, map displays wonderful visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 23 1/2" x 20 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 19" x 14 1/2".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4, p. 307.