Cony Piedmont Savoy Switzerland battle plan British history c.1740 Tindal mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Cony a strong City of Piedmont in the States of Savoy
Issued London, c.1740 by Tindal.
Engraved by Bassire.
Fascinating mid-18th century antique map relating to Italy.
Includes explanation key, set within a nice strapwork cartouche, at top left.
Wonderfully detailed, showing countless individual homes and buildings, as well as farms, etc.
POOR condition - Map displays some considerable signs of age and wear: small edge splits (mostly to margins), moderate to sometimes heavy dampstaining at sides, etc. Still, overall the map remains visually appealing and historically interesting.
Original fold line(s) as issued.
Sheet measures c. 18 1/2" x 15".
Printed area measures c. 18 1/2" x 14 1/4.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, pg. 278.