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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.209/15]
Detailed town plan of walled city of Bologna and surrounding countryside. Includes coat of arms. From the Padua edition of Francesco Scoto’s Itinerario d’Italia. Names major buildings, churches, etc. [cod.214/15]
Interesting town plan of the walled city of Bondeno from the rare Schauplatz des Krieges In Italien, Oder Accurate Beschreibung der Lombardey by Thomas Fritschen published in Leipzig in 1702.
Two very fine maps, published by Vrients, on one sheet. Left hand side map centred on Bologna and Modena, Ferrara. The map is based on Antonio Magini (1555-1617) single sheet map.To the right a map of Vicenza and Padova area. Based on Filippo Pigafetta (1533-1604) manuscript map of the area. Appeared only in a few editions of the atlas. Van den Broecke:124
Bella carta pittorica dell’Emilia Romagna illustrata da Aldo Cigheri e pubblicata come pieghevole pubblicitario per l’ente nazionale del turismo dallo stabilimento Saiga di Genova nel 1949. Al verso vignette dei capoluoghi di provincia e descrizione in tedesco dei luoghi da visitare nelle città. informazioni utili ed indirizzi di riferimento per i turisti in visita.
Really interesting map showing for the last time in history the Ducato Estense, the area from Reggio Emilia and Modena in Emilia Romagna. Taken from “Giornale della R. Ducale Brigata Estense dal 1 Gennaio 1859 al 24 Settembre 1863” published in Venice in 1866.
Four curious maps on one sheet showing the detailed scene of the battle between the allied and imperial army near Bologna, Modena Mirandola and on Panaro river. Published by Homann Heirs, perhaps in composite atlases as well as in separate sheets. The titles and keys to both maps are given in German and Italian. With striking original colour.
Prospect view of the town. From “Cosmographia Universalis” published in Basel in 1574. At the bottom is shown the towns of Cremona and Piacenza, in the left side Reggio and Guastalla. [cod.903/15]
Uncommon map showing the duchy of Ferrara. To the south are Bologna and Ravenna and the surrounding areas. To the East is the Adriatic Sea. The central waterway is the Po river and its many tributaries. North of the Po is part of the course of the Adige river. Part of the charm of this map is that so much detail is given to the rivers which branch out like a cobweb on the map. The title cartouche is flanked by angels bearing wine and fruit. [cod.085/15]
Fine map of Ferrara from the french edition of 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 […]
Nice small map covering the area of parma and Piacenza in the italian region of Emilia 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.228/15]
Detailed town plan of walled city of Ferrara as surrounded by the Po River. Includes coat of arms. From the Padua edition of Francesco Scoto’s Itinerario d’Italia. Names major buildings, churches, etc. [cod.239/15]
Detailed town plan of walled city of Ferrara as surrounded by the Po River. Includes coat of arms. From the Rome edition of Francesco Scoto’s Itinerario d’Italia. Names major buildings, churches, etc. [cod.240/15]
Interesting town plan of the walled city of Ferrara from the rare Schauplatz des Krieges In Italien, Oder Accurate Beschreibung der Lombardey by Thomas Fritschen published in Leipzig in 1702.
Detailed town plan of Ferrara on Po river showing the fortified walls and important public buildings, squares, etc. Includes a key naming 33 places. 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. They had numerous […]
A very fine copper engraved view by H. Goltzius showing Giovanni de’ Medici defeated in Parma. Two armies fighting on a field in the foreground near Parma (visible in background).
Nice view of the town from: “Lo Stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo” published in Venice at Albrizzi. The engraver is F.Zucchi (1692-1764). [cod.216/15]
Centred on Bologna, the map also marks Modena, Ferrara, Imola. First published in Nolin’s ‘Theatre de la Guerre en Italie’, c.1700, this comes from the third, enlarged edition of 1702, with the date erased.
Copper engraving from “Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu’ celebri e piu’ recenti cartografi” by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779. Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours. [cod.904/15]
Scarce map of the Jesuits Maire and Boscovich, resulting from their geodesic survey of the Rome-Rimini meridian published in 3 sheets in Rome in 1755. The important map was joined then dissected into 24 segments and mounted on linen. [cod.1053/15]