"Italia in suos Status Divisa et ex Prototypo del Isliano Desumta Elementis Insuper Geographiae Schazianis Accomodata", Homann Heirs
Period: 1742 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.9 x 19.4 inches
58.2 x 49.3 cm
This detailed map of Italy includes Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and parts of France and the Balkans. The map is based on Delisle, with Italy divided into provinces. The title also appears in Italian above the map: Gli Stati d'Italia… The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche with the crossed keys of St. Peter at top.
A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with light soiling and archival repairs to a long centerfold separation and to several 1-2" tears at bottom center.