1702 L'Italie Distinguee Juivant l'Estendue de tous les Estats Royaumes Republiques Duches Principautes / L'Italie Divisee Suivant l'Estendue de Toutes ses Souverainetes
By: Nicolas Sanson
Date: 1702 (circa)
Dimensions: 23 x 19.5 inches (58.25 x 49.5 cm)
This is a detailed map of Italy with the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily. The map is fully engraved with towns of various sizes political divisions and the topography of the land. The decorative title cartouche features Athena and Putti while a secondary cartouche incorporates the distance scales and depicts Romulus and Remus at the teats of the she-wolf and a River god. Published by Pieter Schenk.
Condition: B+ Watermarked paper with minor soiling and a few professionally repaired centerfold separations
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