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BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th Century prospect of Vicenza in fine contemporary colouring.]
Vicentia Amplissima Marchiae Tarvisinae Civit. Cologne, 1588-, German text edition. Fine original colour. 360 x 435mm.
Early 'map-view' of Vicenza, published for the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first atlas of printed town plans. The city is shown from the north in a bird's-eye view. At the centre is the Piazza dei Signori with the 80 meters high "Torre di Piazza". To the right is the Basilica Palladiana, originally a Gothic palace (Palazzo della Ragione), of which little remains since it underwent extensive renovation in magnificent Renaissance style in the 16th century as did the adjacent buildings. KOEMAN: B&H 4.
[Ref: 13599]    £900.00 ($1,211 • €1,022 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early bird's eye view of Rimini]
Rimini. Ariminum Validum et Munitum Romandiolae opp. Cologne, 1588-, German text edition. Fine original colour. 310 x 470mm. .
Early 'map-view' of Rimini, published for the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first atlas of printed town plans. The major buildings are shown in profile, with little consideration for perspective. KOEMAN: B&H 4.
[Ref: 13605]    £700.00 ($942 • €795 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early bird's-eye view of Bologna]
Bononia Alma Studior Mater Cologne, 1588-, German text edition. Fine original colour. 345 x 510mm.
Antique 'map-view' of Bologna, published for the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first atlas of printed town plans This map derived form an earlier copper engraving published by Claudio Duchetti in 1582. The fortified city with moats and walls is shown from he north. Depicted at the centre there are various towers belonging to the major families, att the height of constructioins, during the middle ages, there were up to 180 towers. The Palazzo Comunale is one of the largest building in Pïazza Maggiore , which was intermittently under construction from 1287. On eof the largest church, San Petronio, appears above to the right. The massive university complex is discernible in a 16th-century palazzo between two arterial street.
[Ref: 13607]    £700.00 ($942 • €795 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A classic 16th C. map of North West Italy]
Ducatus Mediolalensis, Finitimarumq. Regionu. Descriptio, Auctore Joanne Georgio Septala. Mediolanense. Antwerp, 1589?, German text edition. Original colour. 360 x 480mm.
North-west Italy, showing Genova, Cremona Parma & Milan, and north up to Geneva. VAN DEN BROECKE: 125.
[Ref: 9360]    £600.00 ($807 • €682 rates)


MUNSTER, Sebastian. [Genova]
Der Schonen und weicherhumpten Statt Genua Abconcrafatur. Basle, c.1590. German edition. Woodcut, image size 135 x 400mm. Centerfold restored.
An early and very interesting bird's-eye view of the city of Genoa set in text, with an extensive key and text beneath.
[Ref: 8633]    £270.00 ($363 • €307 rates)


MUNSTER, Sebastian. [Genova]
[Genoa.] Basle, c.1590. German edition. Woodcut, image size 125 x 155mm.
An early and very interesting bird's-eye view of the city of Genoa set in text, published in the 'Cosmographia'.
[Ref: 10736]    £200.00 ($269 • €227 rates)


DE JODE, Gerard. [A scarce 16th century map of Piedmont and Berry]
Biturigum provinciæ quæ Berry Vulgo dicitur Chorographicæ descriptio. Pedemontanæ totius prope Italiæ fertilissimæ Regionis una cum suis finitimis elegantissimo description. Antwerp, 1593, Latin text edition. 345 x 500mm.
Two maps on one sheet: Berry in France and Piemonte in Italy. Engraved by the van Doeticum brothers, c.1570, this example comes from the 1593 edition of De Jode's 'Speculum Orbis Terrae', published two years after his death by his widow and son. This was to be the last edition: after the death of Cornelis De Jode in 1600 the plates were bought by Vrients, then the owner of the Ortelius plates, merely to stop their re-issue. KOEMAN: Jod 2.
[Ref: 7395]    £1,100.00 ($1,480 • €1,250 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Ortelius's Map of northern Italy in classical times]
Italia Gallica, sive Gallia Cisalpina. Antwerp: Jan Vrients, 1603. Coloured. 345 x 470mm.
Decorative map of Roman Italy from the Alps south to the Rubicon and Arno. It was drawn by Ortelius himself for his atlas of the ancient world, the 'Parergon'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 206.
[Ref: 17306]    £450.00 ($605 • €511 rates)


KELLER, Georg. [A scarce map of Istria and the Gulf of Venice]
Abriss der Landschaffte Friol oder Fori Jull, Histriæ, etc, Sampt den Angrenzenden Landern . Frankfurt-am-Main, 1616. 215 x 265mm. Paper patch in top right corner of wides margins.
A map of the northern end of the Gulf of Venice ith Istria and the Friuli region, marking Ravenna, Venice, Zagreb, Pula, Rab, Pag and Sibenik.Embellished with galeons and sea monsters
[Ref: 17482]    £1,250.00 ($1,681 • €1,420 rates)


MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio. [Antique map of Liguria from the first printed atlas of Italy]
Liguria o stato della Republica di Genoua. Venice, Fabio Magini, 1620. 345 x 500mm. Centre fold restored
Antique map of Liguria, decorated with baroque cartouches for the title and dedication, a sea monster and a galley. It appeared in Magini's atlas of Italy, the first printed atlas of Italy, published after his death by his son Fabio.
[Ref: 12571]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 rates)


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