Rare separate post roadmap of northwest Europe with distances express in hours.
Very interesting engraved map compiled by Johann Jakob von Bors and Franz J. Heger, dissected and mounted on linen, showing the mail routes with distances measured in hours on horseback and hours with the stagecoach. The large map extending west to east from Paris to Cracau and north to south from Königsberg to upper Italy with the nice depiction of the important road from Venice to Turin via Milan, Bergamo and Brescia. Very decorative allegorical cartouches and lower left portions of map, key in French and German. Original colors in outline. In nice condition to be a separate publishing used in traveling. Published at Homann Heir in 1764 (dated). First Edition.