Duchy Milan Northern Italy Mantua Lakes c. 1740-50 Homann decorative folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Italy, Northern Italy, Duchy of Milan, Mantua, Italian Lakes Region, Genoa, Parma).
Issued c. 1740-50, Nuremberg by Homann.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, clean 4" split along bottom centerfold (readily closed if desired with no loss), any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.