Centred on Bologna, the map also marks Modena, Ferrara, Imola. First published in Nolin’s ‘Theatre de la Guerre en Italie’, c.1700, this comes from the third, enlarged edition of 1702, with the date erased.
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]
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]