"L'Italie Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans Premier Prince du Sang", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'
Period: 1743 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
26.5 x 16.3 inches
67.3 x 41.4 cm
This is a superb map of northern Italy by one of the most prominent French cartographers of the eighteenth century. It is the top portion of a two-sheet map. It is densely engraved with information and adorned with a large allegorical title cartouche.
Original outline color with slight toning along the fold. There are a couple of edge tears in the wide original margins, none near the map.