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    Carta geografica pittorica dell’intera Italia edita come pieghevole per scopi promozionali dall’Aquila raffineria di oli minerali di Trieste che descrive i piatti tipici del Bel Paese per i viaggiatori stranieri. Ai lati legenda con la descrizione in inglese delle prelibatezze culinarie e al verso le caratteristiche e peculiarità delle varie regioni italiane. L’Abruzzo e il Moline ancora come un’unica regione. Stampata presto I.G.D.A di Novara nel 1959.

    • Author: I.G.D.A Istituto Geografico De Agostini
    • Dimension: 44 x 56 cm
    • Place of publication: Novara
    • Year: 1959
  • Divertente carta dell’Italia divisa in regioni rappresentate come figure antropomorfe vincitrice nel 1908 del concorso geografico del Giornalino della Domenica, deliziosa pubblicazione per fanciulli, di Luigi Bertelli.

    Il giornalino della Domenica fu un settimanale creato il 24 giugno 1906 da Luigi Bertelli, alias Vamba, nome tratto da Ivanhoe.
    Scrissero per il giornalino, oltre allo stesso Vamba, scrittori e scrittrici celebri quali: Edmondo de Amicis, Luigi Capuana, Grazia Deledda, Ada Negri, Emilio Salgari, Antonio Beltramelli, Luisa Macina Gervasio (nota come Luigi di San Giusto). Nel 1925, confluì nel Giornalino della Domenica, comparendovi come un inserto autonomo, la rivista Giro Giro Tondo, fondata nel 1921 da Antonio Beltramelli.
    Le illustrazioni erano eseguite dai migliori disegnatori dell’epoca quali: Antonio Rubino, Giuseppe Biasi, Mario Mossa De Murtas, Filiberto Scarpelli, Umberto Brunelleschi, Marcello Dudovich, Sergio Tofano.
    Dopo alterne vicende ed interruzioni cessa definitivamente le pubblicazioni nel 1927.

    • Author: Luigi Bertelli
    • Dimension: 36 x 27,5 cm
    • Place of publication: Florence
    • Year: 1908
  • Map of Italy based on Cellarius from the uncommon “Fortsetzung der Algemeinen Welthistorie” byl Gebauer published in Halle in 1755. [cod.425/15]

    • Author: GEBAUER Johann Justus
    • Year: 1755
    • Dimension: 350 x 240 mm.
    • Place of publication: Halle
  • Imago Italiae

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    Rara prima edizione del sontuoso ed elegantissimo atlante d’Italia compilato da Giovanni de Agostini corredato dall’interessante testo in due colori di G.Lang che descrive le regioni della penisola con la tipica enfasi e prosopopea caratteristica di quegli anni tumultuosi. Le 19 mappe sono opera dell’illustratore, pittore e scenografo russo naturalizzato italiano Vsevolod Petrovič Nikulin (Nicouline) il quale illustra i territori con un innovativo gusto geo-pittorico disegnando le città principali con il loro edificio più rappresentativo e arricchendo il tutto con personaggi in abiti tipici, punti di interesse così come le peculiarità agricole, commerciali, turistiche ed industriali delle varie aree. Tutte le carte presentano abbellimenti stilistici come grandi rose dei venti and indicare l’orientamento geografico, decorativi velieri nei mari e grandi cartigli con i titoli. L’apparato decorativo è infine completato dalla finitura dei bordi e di molti particolari con la stampa, a sottolineare l’importanza editoriale, di brillanti colori in oro e argento, uno dei primi esperimenti tipografici di questo tipo. Edito in 999 copie numerate questo nostro esemplare è il numero 127.

    • Author: Giovanni De Agostini, Vsevolode Nicouline
    • Dimension: 47 x 31 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1941
  • Italia

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    Separately issue version of Federico De Agostini  stunning map of Italy, first published in 1946 by Italgeo here in the Arti Grafiche Ricordi edition published in Milan, 1978. The illustrator of the pictorial map is Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline: it shows vignettes of structures, nature, activities, products, crops and many towns and cities labeled. Embellished by elegant calligraphy, compass rose and a Neptune in the sea.
    Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline (1890-1962) was a renowned Russian painter, printmaker, ceramicist, designer and illustrator born in the Ukraine in 1890. For a time he was with the Imperial Academy of Petersburg. His teaching career there was interrupted by the Bolshevik revolution. He was forced to flee and, after a daring journey, arrived in Constantinople accompanied by the Countess Bossalinie Aida who later became his wife. They survived in this city with menial jobs, and were finally able to join relatives in Genoa in 1920 where he held his first exhibition. In 1922 he moved to Nervi, opening a studio at the first Polish residence, meeting other Russian and Polish exiles. His years were rich in relationships, artists, and writers for whom he designed several books and arranged illustrations, commissions of portraits and more. In 1941 he was inaugurated into the Teatro Carlo Felice and designed sets for La Scala and the Metropolitan New York. He was an important illustrator of more than 100 children’s books.

    • Author: Federico De Agostini / Vsevolod P. Nicouline
    • Dimension: 80 x 64 cm.
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1978
  • Italia

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    Separately issue version of Federico De Agostini stunning map of Italy, first published in 1946 by Italgeo. Published in Milan as ad for Motta, 1960. The illustrator of the pictorial map is Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline: it shows vignettes of structures, nature, activities, products, crops and many towns and cities labeled. Embellished by elegant calligraphy, compass rose and a Neptune in the sea.
    Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline (1890-1962) was a renowned Russian painter, printmaker, ceramicist, designer and illustrator born in the Ukraine in 1890. For a time he was with the Imperial Academy of Petersburg. His teaching career there was interrupted by the Bolshevik revolution. He was forced to flee and, after a daring journey, arrived in Constantinople accompanied by the Countess Bossalinie Aida who later became his wife. They survived in this city with menial jobs, and were finally able to join relatives in Genoa in 1920 where he held his first exhibition. In 1922 he moved to Nervi, opening a studio at the first Polish residence, meeting other Russian and Polish exiles. His years were rich in relationships, artists, and writers for whom he designed several books and arranged illustrations, commissions of portraits and more. In 1941 he was inaugurated into the Teatro Carlo Felice and designed sets for La Scala and the Metropolitan New York. He was an important illustrator of more than 100 children’s books.

    • Author: Federico De Agostini / Vsevolod P. Nicouline
    • Dimension: 80 x 64 cm.
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1960
  • A very rare large map of ancient Italy by Giovanni Spinelli published in Milan in 1723. This is the first map of the peninsula based on De L’Isle printed in Italy. In the upper right the title “Italiae Antiquae Tabula Mediolani ex Typographia Soc. Palatinae MDCCXXIII” in a decorative cartouche with the roman gods of Saturn and Mercury. This important map was the model which the Venetian Angela Baroni, the first woman to engrave a map, for her version […]

    • Author: SPINELLI Giovanni Giacomo
    • Year: 1723
    • Dimension: 730 x 510 mm
    • Place of publication: Milan
  • Fine and early historical map of Italy based on classical sources and Gastaldi’s 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 model for all historical atlases published throughout the seventeenth century. “The maps and plates…

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1624
    • Dimension: 346 x 483 mm
    • Place of publication: Antewerp
  • Non comune bella guida in francese edita dal Vespa club d’Italia per promuovere i viaggi nel Bel Paese e scoprirne le bellezze in Vespa. La divertente guida è corredata da 14 carte geografiche pittoriche disegnate dall’illustratore Nicouline che mostrano le regioni italiane con le loro peculiarità e luoghi da visitare. Le carte sono completate dalle tabelle con l’indicazione delle salite e le altitudini da raggiungere nei vari itinerari. Il testo prevede anche i luoghi tipici per le soste, i rifornimenti, le officine specializzate e i cartelli per una guida sicura in Italia.

    • Author: Vespa Club d'Italia
    • Dimension: 21,5 x 12 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1957
  • Striking map of Italy by J.G. Schreibern, with decorative cartouche, compass rose and descriptive text in the right. Based on Blaeu’s map of Italy of 1635. From “Atlas Selectus” first published in Leipzig in 1740. A fine old color example. [cod.1138/15]

    • Author: SCHREIBERN Johann George
    • Year: 1740
    • Dimension: 167 x 215 mm.
    • Place of publication: Lipsia
  • Superb 18th century map of the whole of Italy that also includes the islands of Corsica and Sardina, part of Sicily and the coastline of Balkans. Beautifully engraved with Seutter’s typical bold style and detail. Title cartouche at top right features several cherubs and in the opposite corner features a distance scale with a river god, a globe and several putti. As usual, both cartouches are uncolored. Published in Augburg in 1725 ca. by M. Seutter.

    • Author: SEUTTER Georg Matthaus
    • Year: 1725 ca.
    • Dimension: 573 x 490 mm
    • Place of publication: Augsburg
  • Superb 18th century map of the whole of Italy that also includes the islands of Corsica and Sardina, Sicily and the coastline of Balkans. Beautifully engraved with Seutter’s typical bold style and detail. Title cartouche at bottom left features several allegorical figures. Published in Augburg in 1734 by M. Seutter.

    • Author: SEUTTER Georg Matthaus
    • Year: 1734
    • Dimension: 490 x 573 mm
    • Place of publication: Augsburg