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  EUROPE 
 Central Italy 

FER, Nicolas de. [De Fer's larger-format map of Tuscany]
Les Etats de L'Eglise, et de Toscane. Paris, 1719. Original outline colour. 520 x 580mm.
Rare map of Tuscany and the island of Elba.
[Ref: 15762]    £750.00 ($948 • €833 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature map of Rome]
Plan Et Profil De La Ville De Rome Moderne Frankfurt, 1719. Coloured. Printed area 160 x 110mm.
A map of Rome with at a view of the city skyline at the top. Major paces of interest are shown, including the Vatican. From the German edition of Mallet's Description of the world.
[Ref: 17385]    £140.00 ($177 • €156 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th century map of the Papal States]
Status Ecclesiastici Magnique Ducatus Florentini Nova Exhibitio. Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour with additions. 480 x 580mm.
Antique map of central Italy and Tuscany, with a decorative allegorical title cartouche featuring papal insignia, marking Florence, Siena and Rome.
[Ref: 13866]    £440.00 ($556 • €489 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of Tuscany and the Papal States]
Novissima Et Accuratissima Delineatio Status Ecclesiae Et Magni Ducatus Hetruriae.. Augsburg, c. 1730. Original colour, 500 x 600mm. A very fine example.
Large map of Tuscany and The Papal States centered on Florence. With an elaborate title cartouche
[Ref: 16024]    £650.00 ($822 • €722 rates)


MOUNT, William & PAGE, Thomas. [Portulan of Ancona and surrounding areas]
A Description of the Sea-Coast in the Adriatick-Sea, or the Gulf of Venice. London, c.1740, coloured, page size 465 x 292mm.
From the "English Pilot, Part III", first published by John Seller in 1677. Over the years Mount & Page had replaced a few of the charts, but still many of the charts were seriously outdated. However this was still the best English sea-atlas of the Mediterranean. A double page with numerous coastal profiles pertaining to the Adriatic, with a plan of the port of Ancona with a compass rose and rhumb lines and text relating to local navigation
[Ref: 8908]    £175.00 ($221 • €194 rates)


HOMANN HEIRS. [18th century map of Lazio]
Il Lazio, con le sue piu cospicue Strade Antiche e Moderne... Latium cum Omnibus suis Celebrioribus Viis quo ad Antiquum & Novuum Statum... Nuremburg, 1745. Original colour. 520 x 600mm.
A map of Lazio showing the region bounded by Rome in the West and the Gulf of Terracina on the East, titled in both Italian and Latin with an eighteen point key. Shows the early roads, towns, mountains, rivers, etc. Includes a number of interesting symbols. The Strada Romana per Napoli is shown.
[Ref: 13444]    £300.00 ($379 • €333 rates)


ZOCCHI, Giuseppe. [Zocchi's views of mid-18th century Florence]
Scelta di XXIV Vedute delle principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi della Città di Firenze. Florence: Guiseppe Bouchard, 1754. Large folio: contemporary half calf with marbled boards, old mss. title label on front board; engr. dedication, double-page engr. title, 24 double-page plates, as called for. Binding rubbed, inner hinges strained; plate III with tear through title into printed border,, plate IV with rust hole in printed border.
The complete set of 24 views of Florence drawn by Giuseppe Zocchi (c.1711-67) on the commission of the Marchese Andrea Gerini (1691-1766), and engraved by some of the foremost Italian engravers of the period, including Guiseppe Vasi. Although the influences of Piranesi can be seen, Zocchi pays more attention to everyday life in the city, including boatmen, swimmers, knife-grinders, promenaders and coachmen. The last four plates depict the festivals of the city, including the Chariot Race at Piazza Santa Maria Novella. The series was first published in 1744 and, like this edition, was dedicated to Maria Theresa of Austria, whose husband was Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor and Duke of Tuscany.
[Ref: 14735]    £24,500.00 ($30,968 • €27,220 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [18th Century map of Tuscany]
Il Gran Ducato di Toscana : Diviso Nelle Sue Provincie dall Abbe. B. Borghi : Di nuova Projezione Venice, 1783. Original colour. 420 x 330mm.
Eighteenth century map of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
[Ref: 17659]    £385.00 ($487 • €428 rates)


PIATTI, Guglielmo. [An Unusual Town Plan Of Florence]
Pianta Della Citta Di Firenze. Florence, Piatti, c.1800, 350 x 470mm
A detailed plan of Florence with an extensive key of 173 items. Piatti was a prolific publisher of books, but this map of his home city seems to be the total of his cartographic output.
[Ref: 10485]    £350.00 ($442 • €389 rates)


Anonymous. [The famous Leaning Tower of Pisa]
Vue du Clocher de la Metropolitaine de Pise France. c. 1820. Aquatint. 230 x 160mm.
The Tower at Pisa ( Torre di Pisa ). The border has been painted to recreate the presentation of a watercolour. Engraved by Carocci.
[Ref: 16023]    £250.00 ($316 • €278 rates)


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