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An appealing 1800 map or city plan of Naples, issued by John Stockdale. The map is very detailed, noting walls, forts, bridges, gates, roads and a host of additional topographical features. In the sea a compass rose and a panel listing 80 point of interest. At bottom left a nice baroque title cartouche with lovely vignette. At topo, out of margin, the King’s Castle.
From J. Stockdale’s “A geographical, historical and political description of the empire of Germany, Holland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Prussia, Italy, Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia” Published in London, 1800.
The map of Regno di Napoli engraved by G. Bodhener here from the very rare ?Der curiose und .. Nssliche Dollmetscher..? published in Augsburg in 1748 by Machenbauer. The map has decorative cartouche and a nice original colouring. [cod.443/15]
Copper engraving from “Curioses Staats-Kriegstheatrum in Bayern, Franken, Hispanien, Italien” published in Amburg in 1702 by J. Stridbeck and his son J. Stridbeck Junior.
A fine miniature map of Ischia from “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. Italian text on verso. [cod.167/15]
Striking bird’s-eye view of Ischia from the Atlas Major published in Amsterdam in 1667. The famous Blaeu’s firm was founded in 1596 by Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571-1638) then continued by his two sons Cornelius (1616-1648) and Johannis (1596-1673). Their greatest cartographic achievement was the publication of the magnificent Atlas Major with 600 maps all finely engraved and embellished by elaborate cartouches, heraldic detail and especially by splendid calligraphy. The Atlas Major represents one
Nice and detailed map of Campania with Neaples and Sorrento and Capitanata in Puglia from “Parallela geographica Italiae veteris et novae”, a rare work by Philip Briet published in Paris in 1649 at Sebastian Cramoisy. [cod.458/15]
Nice and detailed map of Kingdom of Neaples from “Parallela geographica Italiae veteris et novae”, a rare work by Philip Briet published in Paris in 1649 at Sebastian Cramoisy. [cod.445/15]
Nice copper engraving of the town from “Itinerario overo nuova descrittione dei viaggi principali d’Italia” published in Venice by Brigonci in 1665. This is the most rare Brigonci’s edition. [cod.449/15]
Uncommon regional map showing all south Italy, the ancient Kingdom of Naples, finely engraved by Pietro Allodi after a drawn by Filippo Naymiller. From Atlante di geografia universale: cronologico, storico, statistico e letterario. Milan, 1860 at Tipografia Pagnoni. Includes a second sheet of text providing really interesting geographical and statistical information on the area.
A beautiful bird’s eye view of Naples and its Gulf with Ischia, Capri, Procida in the foreground and mount Vesuvius smoking. The striking colorfull view, drawn by F.E. Ciavatti, extend from Cuma to Salerno with in the background Benevento and Avellino. Below legenda listing the distance from the various places to Naples.
Decorative prospect view of Naples, with a key identifying 30 important buildings by name. From Zeiller’s “Itinerarium Italia Nova Antiqua” published by Merian in Franckfurt in 1640. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. [cod.1050/15]
Uncommon copper engraved prospect view of Naples from Nova et Accurata Italiae Hoderniae Descriptio by Jodocus Hondius published in only one edition in Leiden by Bonaventura and A. Elsevir press in 1627. Jodocus Hondius the Elder (1563-1612), or Joost de Hondt, was one of the most prominent geographers and engravers of his time. His work did much to establish Amsterdam as the center of cartographic publishing in the seventeenth century. Born in Wakken but raised in Ghent, the young Jodocus worked as an engraver, instrument maker, and globe maker.
Very detailed small map covering the historic area of Kingdom of Neaples covering all the south of Italy from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. [cod.444/15]
A beautiful map of the Kingdom of Naples decorated with elaborate cartouches for the title and dedication to Cosimo III Duke of Tuscany. Engraved with great care by Francesco Cassiano da Silva (signed at bottom righto a destra D. Fran. Cassiano de Silva fec. 1691) for the “Accuratissima e nuova delineazione del Regno di Napoli con le sue provincie distinte…” published in Naples in 1692. The uncommon and very interesting map is embellished by galleons in the sea and by compass above the scale mileage.
Nice copper engraving of the town from “Itinerario overo nuova descrittione dei viaggi principali d’Italia” published in Venice by Brigonci in 1665. This is the most rare Brigonci’s edition. [cod.453/15]
A fine miniature of Kingdom of Neaples map from “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. Italian text on verso. [cod.166/15]
This is a beautiful map of southern Italy with north oriented to the left as identified by the handsome compass rose. The map is filled with detail and based on the work of Pirro Ligorio who was best known as an architect involved in the building of St. Peter’s in Rome. The title is contained in a flowing banner and a fine sailing ship further adorns the map. From the famous Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by A. Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1574.
A fine miniature map of Kingdom of Neaples with the north at left from “Epitome du Theatre” published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle. [cod.493/15]
Nice birdeye vie of the Gulf of Neaples from Zeiller’s “Itinerarium Italia Nova Antiqua” published by Merian in Franckfurt in 1640. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. […] [cod.451/15]
Rare and very decorative view of Neaples from the harbour. Published in Florence by Giuseppe Tofani in 1805 ca. Important original colouring. [cod.877/15]