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A Plan of the City of Genoa

An appealing 1800 city plan of Genua, issued by John Stockdale. The map is very detailed, noting walls, forts, bridges, gates, roads and a host of additional topographical features. On the left panel listing 59 point of interest. In the upper right a nice baroque title cartouche with vessels in the sea.
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.

  • Author: John Stockdale
  • Dimension: 20 x 26 cm
  • Place of publication: London
  • Year: 1800

 180,00

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Ducatus Mediolanensis

A fine miniature map of Milano with the north at right from “Epitome du Theatre” published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle. [cod. 234/15]

  • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
  • Year: 1598
  • Dimension: 112 x 82 mm
  • Place of publication: Antwerp

 140,00

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Genes

The very rare card showing Genoa as king Jack of the Kingdom of “Genoa and Corse”. It provides some essential geographical information on the city.
Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 90,00

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Genua Ducatus.

An early configuration of region of Liguria, showing place-names, mountains and rivers. From the enlarged and improved edition of 1651. [cod.347/15]

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1651
  • Dimension: 160 x 192 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam
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Il dieci del seme della Corsica e Riviera di Genova

The very rare card showing the card number 10 of the Kingdom of Genoa and Corsica (10 cities in Liguria: Noli, Finale, Albenga, Sanremo, Ventimiglia, Voltri, Sestri etc…) providing some geographical information on rivers, lakes and towns (and their distance in miles to Rome).
Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 120,00

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Il nove del seme della Corsica e Riviera di Genova

The very rare card showing the card number 9 of the Kingdom of Genoa and Corsica (9 cities in Liguria: Rapallo, Sestri di Levante, Moneglia, Levanto, Lavagna etc…) providing some geographical information on rivers, lakes and towns (and their distance in miles to Rome).
Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 120,00

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Il Nuovo Porto di Genova nell’Anno 1890

Impressive Federico Caminati large tinted lithograph view of Genoa with the new molo Duca Galliera in the foreground published in 1890 at Piazzetta Maggi nr. 62.
At top coat of arm of the city below the title the dedication to:
“alla nob.sa m.sa Brignole Sale duc.sa di Galliera v.va De Ferrari quale memoria rimarrà eterna in ogni cuore cittadino per il compianto Duca che con spontanea e rara beneficenza elargiva venti milioni per l’ampliamento del Porto che ne verrà il nuovo risorgimento commerciale Ligure Genovese”.

  • Author: Federico Caminati
  • Dimension: 41 x 78 cm
  • Place of publication: Genoa
  • Year: 1890

 900,00

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Pianta Topografica di Genova disegnata dal Cav. Foppiani, Dottore di Matematica e Professore d’Architettura

Large lithograph plan of Genoa drawn by Celestino Foppiani, Doctor of Mathematics and Professor of Architecture at the University of Genoa, engraved by André Hoenig. Published at Nicolò Armanino in 1874. On the left a key listing interesting places and directory of the hotels.

  • Author: Celestino Foppiani
  • Dimension: 50 x 76 cm
  • Place of publication: Genoa
  • Year: 1874

 200,00

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Prospect des? Lerice

A detailed and decorative view of Lerici and its Bay from Merian’s “Topographia Italiae” pubblished 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.

  • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
  • Dimension: 195 x 270 mm
  • Place of publication: Frankfurt
  • Year: 1640

 250,00

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Savona

Interesting plan of the harbour of Savona and surrounding area from the rare Schauplatz des Krieges In Italien, Oder Accurate Beschreibung der Lombardey by Thomas Fritschen published in Leipzig in 1702.

  • Author: Thomas Fritschen
  • Year: 1702
  • Dimension: 75 x 145 mm
  • Place of publication: Lipsia

 180,00

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Savone

The very rare card showing Savona as queen of the Kingdom of “Genoa and Corse”. It provides some essential geographical information on the city in Liguria.
Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items.
From a pack of playing cards where the value of each card is indicated by the number of towns on it, and each suit by the colour. The court cards, bearing heads of kings, queens and knaves, have statistical details inside a panel of hanging drapery. Cfr. British Museum 1906,0723.36.1-51

  • Author: DE POILLY Nicholas
  • Year: 1763
  • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 120,00

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Veduta della Piazza dell’Acqua-Verde di Genova

Rare copper engraving after a drawn by Pittaluga and engraved with great care by Del Re. Published in Genua by Maggi in 1827. [cod.1229/15]

  • Author: DEL RE D.
  • Year: 1827
  • Dimension: 255 x 340 mm
  • Place of publication: Genoa
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