L'Italie Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur de Duc d Orleans Premier Prince du Sang
Attractive large wall map of Italy.
Two sheets joined, make this beautiful copper engraved large map of Italy, Corsica and Sardinia. Filled with incredible detail. Large pictorial title cartouche.
Folds and one repair, some strenghtening on folds on verso.
Otherwise in good condition.
code : M2872
Cartographer : Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
Date : 1743 Paris
Size : 84*675 cms
availability : Available
Price : £295
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (born in Paris July 11, 1697 – January 28, 1782), was both a geographer and cartographer who greatly improved the standards of map-making. His maps of ancient geography, characterized by careful, accurate work and based largely on original research, are especially valuable. He left unknown areas of continents blank and noted doubtful information as such; compared to the lavish maps of his predecessors, his maps