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The map of Regno di Napoli engraved by G. Bodhener here from the very rare ?Der curiose und .. Nssliche Dollmetscher..? published in Augsburg in 1748 by Machenbauer. The map has decorative cartouche and a nice original colouring. [cod.443/15]
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.
Nice and detailed map of Kingdom of Neaples from “Parallela geographica Italiae veteris et novae”, a rare work by Philip Briet published in Paris in 1649 at Sebastian Cramoisy. [cod.445/15]
Very detailed small map covering the historic area of Kingdom of Neaples covering all the south of Italy 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.444/15]
A beautiful map of the Kingdom of Naples decorated with elaborate cartouches for the title and dedication to Cosimo III Duke of Tuscany. Engraved with great care by Francesco Cassiano da Silva (signed at bottom righto a destra D. Fran. Cassiano de Silva fec. 1691) for the “Accuratissima e nuova delineazione del Regno di Napoli con le sue provincie distinte…” published in Naples in 1692. The uncommon and very interesting map is embellished by galleons in the sea and by compass above the scale mileage.
A fine miniature of Kingdom of Neaples map from “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. Italian text on verso. [cod.166/15]
This is a beautiful map of southern Italy with north oriented to the left as identified by the handsome compass rose. The map is filled with detail and based on the work of Pirro Ligorio who was best known as an architect involved in the building of St. Peter’s in Rome. The title is contained in a flowing banner and a fine sailing ship further adorns the map. From the famous Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by A. Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1574.
A fine miniature map of Kingdom of Neaples with the north at left from “Epitome du Theatre” published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle. [cod.493/15]