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Dropanum Siciliae Urbs Maritimae

Rare copper engraving from “Nova et Accurata Italiae Hoderniae Descriptio” published in Leiden by Bonaventura e A. Elsevir in 1627. [cod.484/15]

  • Author: HONDIUS Jodocus
  • Year: 1627
  • Dimension: 172 x 244 mm
  • Place of publication: Leiden

 180,00

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Insula sive Regnum Siciliae Urbibus praecipuis exornatum – De Wit

An extremely decorative, large, fine old colour example of De Wit’s rare map of Sicily. It shows in detail the cities of Messina, Milazzo, Palermo, Catania and Trapani.
It is considered one of the most beautiful and decorative maps of Sicily from the XVII century. This example is in exceptional old original colour.
The map is embellished with a compass rose, sailing ships, a dedication cartouche and especially, elaborate views of the major cities and ports of Sicily. From Atlas Major by F. De Witt published in Amsterdam in 1680.

  • Author: DE WIT Frederick
  • Year: 1680
  • Dimension: 580 x 500 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 1.800,00

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La Nobile Citta’ di Messina

Rare copper engraving of Messina from “Theatro delle citta’ d’Italia, con nova aggiunta” by Francesco Bertelli published in 1629. [cod.470/15]

  • Author: BERTELLI Francesco
  • Year: 1629
  • Dimension: 112 x 170 mm
  • Place of publication: Padova

 250,00

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Mappa Geographica totius Siciliae

A stunning map of Sicily published by M. Seutter in 1730. Inset at bottom a nice map of Malta and Gozo. Showing also the Etna erupting.

  • Author: SEUTTER Georg Matthaus
  • Year: 1730
  • Dimension: 580 x 500 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 800,00

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Messina

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. [cod.098/15]

  • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
  • Year: 1724
  • Dimension: 152 x 192 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 150,00

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Palerme

A very rare panoramic view of Palermo, including a legend in the lower part. The plate is numbered in red pencil in upper right corner. Engraved by Aveline and published by J. Crepy (the father )who was active as an engraver and publisher at the end of 17th in Paris. Reference Thieme-B II, 273 (Aveline). [cod.477/15]

  • Author: AVELINE Pierre
  • Year: 1720 ca.
  • Dimension: 195 x 312 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 700,00

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Palerme Capitale de Sicile

View of Palermo from “Atlas Cureiux” published in Paris in 1705. [cod.474/15]

  • Author: DE FER Nicolas
  • Year: 1705
  • Dimension: 230 x 170 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 180,00

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Palerme Ville Capitale de Sicile.

A very rare panoramic view of Palermo, including a legend in the lower part. The plate is numbered in black pencil in upper right corner. Published by Chereau , active in Paris at “rue st.Jacques au Grand st.Remy”. [cod.478/15]

  • Author: CHEREAU Jacques
  • Year: 1720
  • Dimension: 136 x 208 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 700,00

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Palermo

Rare copper engraving of Palermo in Sicily from Theatro delle città d’Italia, con nova aggiunta by Pietro Bertelli, pubblished by Francesco Bertelli in 1629.

  • Author: BERTELLI Francesco
  • Year: 1629
  • Dimension: 110 x 170 mm
  • Place of publication: Padova

 250,00

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Palermo

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. [cod.475/15]

  • Author: STRIDBECK Iohann
  • Year: 1702
  • Dimension: 140 x 190 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 120,00

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Palermo

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.479/15]

  • Author: SCOTO Francesco
  • Year: 1665
  • Dimension: 119 x 123 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 160,00

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Palermo Citta Principalisima nella Sicilia

Very important first printed  map of Palermo drawn by Orazio Maiocco, etched by Natale Bonifacio and published in Rome by Claudio Duchetti in 1580.

Details such as waves of the sea, port, meadows and stone structures are engraved with great carefulness and sense for details. Below a legend showing 128 most important buildings in the lower margin.

  • Author: Claudio Duchetti, Natale Bonifacio
  • Dimension: 42 x 56 cm
  • Place of publication: Rome
  • Year: 1580

 3.800,00

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Regni et Insulae Siciliae

  • Author: HOMANN HEIRS
  • Year: 1747
  • Dimension: 460 x 545 mm
  • Place of publication: Nuremberg

 600,00

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Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova tabula – Homann

A very decorative map of Sicily and Sardinia from J.B. Homann’s Atlas Novus Terrarum published in Nuremberg in 1720. In the upper middle is a allegoric large cartouche with the title “Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova tabula?. Embellished by compass rose, vessels and in the lower left plan of Catania with the famous vulcan Etna erupting and in the right with La Valletta. [cod.087/15]

  • Author: HOMANN Johann Baptist
  • Year: 1720
  • Dimension: 580 x 500 mm
  • Place of publication: Nuremberg

 800,00

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Scylla et Charybtis

Nice depiction of Scylla and Charybdis located on the Strait of Messina off the coast of Sicily and opposite the rock on the Italian mainland. From Merian’s “Topographia Italiae” pubblished in Franckfurt in 1688. 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.463/15]

  • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
  • Year: 1688
  • Dimension: 195 x 270 mm
  • Place of publication: Frankfurt

 120,00

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Siciliae Regnum

Delightful small map of Sicily filled with topographical detail and place names. Embellished with title and scale cartouches. 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”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 200 x 143 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 280,00

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Siciliae Veteris Typus

Fine and early historical map of Sicily based on Gastaldi’s 1545. Includes an inset map of Syracuse and a list of the towns in the lower left. Decorated with an ornate cartouche, monsters and ships in the sea. From the 1624 final edition by Balthasar Moretus of the first historical atlas ever published. Ortelius?s Parergon began as a companion to his Theatrum but eventually it became an independent work. In fact, this collection of maps of the ancient world was so significant that it became the

  • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
  • Year: 1624
  • Dimension: 369 x 486 mm
  • Place of publication: Antewerp

 800,00

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Trapano in Sicilien

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. [cod.483/15]

  • Author: STRIDBECK Iohann
  • Year: 1702
  • Dimension: 140 x 190 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 120,00

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Vue de l’entree du port de Palerme

Very rare aquatint view from “Voyage pittoresque en Sicile” by Gicault de la Salle published in Paris in 1822.

  • Author: GIGAULT DE LA SALLE Achille Etienne
  • Year: 1822
  • Dimension: 290 x 425 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 600,00

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Vue de Messine

Very rare aquatint view from “Voyage pittoresque en Sicile” by Gicault de la Salle published in Paris in 1822.

  • Author: GIGAULT DE LA SALLE Achille Etienne
  • Year: 1822
  • Dimension: 295 x 425 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 1.300,00

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