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Bellissima litografia di T.G. Dutton che mostra il battello a vapore della Compagnia Transatlantica di Genova “Vittorio Emanuele” in navigazione e a vele spiegate. Pubblicata a Londra da Forster nel 1860 presso Day & Son. Rara edizione con testo in italiano con dedica al Marchese Vittorio Emanuele Taparelli d’Azeglio. [cod.1076/15]
A fine portrait of the physician Vopiscus Fortuantus Plempius, active in Amsterdam and Leuven / Louvain engraved by Paulus Pontius after Gerard ter Borch [cfr. Hollstein Dutch 112]
A very nice aquatint view by Gabriel Lory showing Mont Blanc glacier at the foot of a hill with a stream flowing from it and some bare rock in the foreground; two figures on the left of the mouth of the cave and three in the right hand foreground. Published in Paris at Osterwald in 1820.
A fine and very rare view of Piazza Colonna in Rome engraved with great care by Pierre Aveline. Published in Paris in 1690. Below a key listing 4 point of interest.
Pierre Aveline (Paris, c.1656 – 23 May 1722) was a notable engraver but also a print-publisher and print-seller. He probably trained with Adam Pérelle and, like him, specialized in topographical representations. He engraved in suites many views of Paris and of provincial, European and African cities, mixing etching and burin.
Very fine etching showing the battle of Chiari near Brescia from Dumont’s “Histoire militaire du Prince Eugne de Savoye” published in 1729. [cod.1029/15]
A handsome portrait of the “Vittorio Emanuele” the iron steam screw of Compagnia transatlantica di Genova by T.G. Dutton. Published by Forster in London in 1860. Dedicated to Marchese Vittorio Emanuele Taparelli d’Azeglio. Rare edition with italian text. [cod.1076/15].
A very attractive “vue d’optique” of Holy Trinity Bridge in Florence. taken from Ponte Vecchio. This unusual kind of print was designed to be looked in a peep box which made the prints seem to be in three dimensions. Published in Paris at Daumont in 1780 ca.
Striking example of the Mercator-Hondius map of the region centered on the Lower Danube, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Macedonia. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own […]
Importante grande incisione all’acquaforte con particolari al bulino di Orazio Farinati basato sul trittico del padre Paolo eseguito nel 1573 per la Chiesa dei Cappuccini a Verona. Terzo stato di cinque riconoscibile dalla data “1583” del I stato che qui stata corretta in “1593”; dall’aggiunta dell’indirizzo di Dall’Olio in basso al centro; dall’angolo del rame tagliato in basso a sinistra. [cod.1151/15]
Bella cartolina postale raffigurante l’Europa durante la prima guerra mondiale. Edita da J. Monn Munchen