Italy Papal States Tuscany Kingdom of Naples c. 1742 Homann decorative folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Statuum Totius Italiae Novissima Repraesentatio Geographica Simul exhibens insulas Siciliae, Sardiniae, Corsicae, et Maltae.
(Europe, Italy, Italian States, Kingdom of Naples, Kingdom of Sardinia, Papal States, Tuscany, Sicily, Corsica, Malta).
Issued c. 1742-50, Nuremberg by Homann. Engraved by G.M. Franz.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche with sea gods and sea monster.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light browning and small scattered spotting, 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.
Borri, l'Italia nell'antica Cartografia, 191 (variant issue with minor cartouche and distance scale differences).