An attractive and interesting early 18th century map of Northern Italy (with its Dukedoms and Republics) which was published in Herman Moll’s Atlas Geographicus (London: H. Moll, c.1711-1717).
Herman Moll (c.1654-1732), born in either Germany or the Netherlands, came to London in the 1670s where he gradually established himself as one of the leading map publishers of the day. He was particularly noted for his contempt for plagiarists describing them amongst other things as ‘ignorant pretenders’.
- This is an original copperplate engraving with original hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 25.7cms by 17.8cms.
- The map is in very good condition with decent margins; folds, as issued. Click on image for better view.
- The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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- Guaranteed to be over 300 years old.