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Bella e rara carta geografica della Toscana pubblicata da Matteo Florimi a Siena nel 1600 (firma in basso a destra) basata sulla mappa della medesima area disegnata da Girolamo Bellarmato e pubblicata da Claudio Duchetti a Roma nel 1558. Girolamo Bellarmato (Siena 1493 – 1560) fu matematico, ingegnere, architetto e cartografo e la sua carta corografica della Toscana fu il modello cartografico almeno per mezzo secolo. Oltre al Florimi, si ispirarono alla Tuscia del Bellarmato…
Detailed town plan view of Florence at the left and right side with a text about the city. Published in Bodenehr’s Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum. Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 – 1758) was a copper engraver and publisher. In 1716 he bought the copper plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 – 1716), revised and completed them with his own maps, views and plans, and published them in several works with different titles.
A fine miniature map from “Epitome Theatri Orbis Terraum” published in Amsterdam in 1602.The maps were based from those in P. Galle’s final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved with great care. They may be easily recognised as they have a wide border with latitude and longitude shown. [cod.259/15]
Very fine panorama of Florence from “Curioses Staats-Kriegstheatrum in Bayern, Franken, Hispanien, Italien” published in Amburg in 1702 by J. Stridbeck and his son J. Stridbeck Junior.
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.285/15]
A beautiful tinted lithograph by O. Saunier based on a drawn by A. Durand showing Piazza Grande in Arezzo from the famous “La Toscane” published in Paris at Lemercier in 1863.
A beautiful well engraved view of Florence by Johan Georg Merz after Werner from the very rare serie La famosa e meritevole città di Firenze, cioè i più considerabili prospetti delle Chiese, Residenze, Pallazzi, Piazze e Ville published in Augsburg, 1735. Cfr. British Museum 1897,0113.56
A beautiful tinted lithograph view of Livorno in Tuscany taken from the sea by O. Saunier based on a drawn by E. Ciceri. From the famous “La Toscane” published in Paris at Lemercier in 1863.
Nice Merian’s plan of Lucca from Itinerarium Italiae Nova Antiqua… published in Frankfurt 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 children together, including a daughter, Anna Maria Sibylla Merian, born in 1647. She became a pioneering naturalist and illustrator. Two of their sons…
Interesting town plan of the walled city of Lucca from the rare Schauplatz des Krieges In Italien, Oder Accurate Beschreibung der Lombardey by Thomas Fritschen published in Leipzig in 1702.
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.099/15]
A beautiful tinted lithograph showing the Palazzo Comunale in Prato by O. Saunier based on a drawn by A. Durand from the famous “La Toscane” published in Paris at Lemercier in 1863.
A beautiful tinted lithograph of Piombino by O. Saunier based on a drawn by A. Durand from the famous “La Toscane” published in Paris at Lemercier in 1863.
Bird’s eye plan of the city of Pisa. The city sits on both banks of the River Arno with bridges spanning the river at left and right. Finely engraved to show a great amount of detail. Coat of arms and a key to the principal buildings. The “Campanile” is recognizable as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. [cod.268/15]
A rare and early separately issued plan of Pisa published by Matteo Florimi in 1603 circa . The plan covers the city in its entirety and showing on the left the Campo dei Miracoli with its famous Baptistry and leaning tower. Title in a strapwork surround surmounted by the arms of the Medici and Pisa, key in strapwork cartouche at upper left corner. Soli was a Sienese architectural draughtsman, painter, and engraver, who worked with…
An interesting early map of the region of Lucca in Tuscany from Coronelli’s Corso Geografico Universale published in Venice in 1690. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rome. However, his interests in geography and cartography were awoken early in his ecclesiastical career and never suppressed. He made very famous globes