A rare and early separately issued plan of Messina published by Matteo Florimi in Siena, 1600 circa. The plan covers the city in its entirety and showing at bottom the coast of Calabria with the city of Reggio on the left. Embellished by rare original colours and many vessels in the sea and harbour. Below a key listing 167 points of interest.
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Divertente e ricca carta geo-pittorica della Sicilia disegnata da Fulvio Ariani (firma sulla spiaggia di Marina di Ragusa) e commissionata dalla regione Sicilia per promuovere i vini e i prodotti tipici gastronomici dell’isola. Una nota in alto a sinistra sottolinea che i nomi riportati nella mappa si riferiscono ai vini D.O.C. mentre i numeri da 1 a 36 rimandano ad una legenda che elenca alcuni dei vini più pregiati e celebri. Pubblicata a Palermo nel 1979 presso Arti Grafiche Siciliane.
- Author: Fulvio Ariani
- Dimension: 33 x 47 cm
- Place of publication: Palermo
- Year: 1979
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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
The amazing 1957 pictorial map of Sicily designed by Otto M. Muller for Istituto Cartografico Italiano.
- Author: Otto M. Muller
- Dimension: 75 x 100 cm
- Place of publication: Rome
- Year: 1957
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