Suffolk East England Ipswich Yarmouth ca. 1700 Schenk fine antique old color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Suffolcia Vernacula Suffolke
Issued Amsterdam, ca. 1700 by Schenk family
Fine and uncommon old map of Suffolk County, England. With strong bold original full hand color. Large decorative coats of arms surrounding the cartouche which includes two cherubs and deer. Sailing ships off the coast, an ornate disance scale at bottom left.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, some offsetting from the old hand color.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 20 1/2" H x 23 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 14 3/4" H x 19 1/8" W
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 118-9
Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, III, 107-121