Italy Istria Trieste c.1700 Slovenia Croatia Schenk & Valk Jansson folio old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Istria olim Lapidia.
(Europe / Italy / Balkans/ Slovenia / Croatia).
Issued c.1700, Amsterdam by Schenk & Valk.[later use of c.1650 Jansson plate].
Map of the island of Istra in Croatia, with Trieste and Goriza. Decorative cartouche with natives and Lion of St. Mark, playful cherubs around a distance scale lower right. North orientated to the left side.
Fine late 17th/ early 18th century folio sheet map. Engraved with original hand color. Fine decorative appeal with large pictorial cartouche.
Light minor scattered age spotting, but map displays a fine age patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 19 7/8"H x 23 7/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/8"H x 19 1/2"W.
Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, v. 1, pp. 107-121.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 118-9.