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Fine map of Rovigo embellished by two cartouches. 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). [cod.007/15]
Plan of the town from “Piante delle citt capoluoghi delle Provincie del Regno Lombardo Veneto che mostrano la situazione dei principali Stabilimenti Civili e Militari in esse esistenti”published in Milan in 1838. Rare original colours. [cod.398/15]
Nice small map of the northeastern region of Italy including the cities of Treviso, Verona, Venice and Bolzano. 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.396/15]
A nice old color example of Blaeu’s regional map of Padova from Grooten Atlas the dutch edition of the Atlas Major published in Amsterdam in 1664. 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 especial
Very nice view of San Marco engraved with great care by M. Engelbrecht taken from his very famous and scarce series of 92 plates dedicated to Venice. Excellent condition with decorative original colouring. Martin Engelbrecht was printsellers and engraver in Augsburg. [cod.400/15]
A rare copper engraved panorama of Venice from the really uncommon “Sachsischer Postillon” a kind of historic-geographic magazine published in Vienna in 1784. At top the portrait of Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and a key to 65 point of interest numbered on the view. The author is George Hisler who drawn the city in curious German stile easily visible in the shape of the roofs and bell towers.
Impressive very fine large view of Venice by Franz Josef Sandmann (1805-1856) after Nicolas Marie Chapuy (1790-1858) published in Wien in 1850 by Paterno & Sohn.
This Lafrery map is based on the Forlani view of Venice of 1566, and was engraved by G.Franco. Published by Giovanni Orlandi in Rome in 1602, the plate also bears the signature of C. Duchetti, the nephew and successor to Lafreri. Very Rare. Novacco, 144. [cod.1070/15]
Very fine and rare panorama of Venice engraved by J.C. Leopold after Werner. Below with a text about the history of the town in Latin and German. Published in Augsburg in 1730
Very nice prospect view of Verona 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 children together, including a daughter, Anna Maria Sibylla Merian, born in 1647. She became a pioneering […]
Plan of the town from “Piante delle citt capoluoghi delle Provincie del Regno Lombardo Veneto che mostrano la situazione dei principali Stabilimenti Civili e Militari in esse esistenti” published in Milan in 1838. Rare original colours. [cod.371/15]
Detailed town plan of walled city of Verona as surrounded by the Adige. Includes coat of arms. From the Padua edition of Francesco Scoto’s Itinerario d’Italia. Names major buildings, churches, etc. [cod.375/15]
Small and important plan of Verona, clearly inspired by Valegio. From the very rare “Paradisus deliciarum” by Hieronymus Megiser published in Leipzig in 1610. The German artist active in Leipzig from 1592 to 1620, who signed in plate “Johan Faber Jun (ior) fe (cit),” to stand by his father who worked in the same field, was able to claim several times the original of the copper, but it is clearly copied from the Valegio. [cod.376/15]
A view of Italy bounded by Lake Garda in the west, the Gulf of Venice in the east, and the Po River to the south. Shows the cities Verona, Vicenza, Padova and Venice. From the enlarged and improved edition of Mercator-Hondius atlas published in 1651. [cod.366/15]