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  EUROPE 
 Italy 

EULER, Leonhard. [18th century map of Italy]
Tabula Geographica Italiae Berlin, c.1753, original colour. 320 x 380mm. Very fine example.
Decrative map of Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and much of the Balkans. Published in Euler's 'Atlas Geographicus’ under the auspices of the Prussian Royal Academy of Sciences, whose privilege stamp appears to the bottom right of the map.
[Ref: 16559]    £300.00 ($392 • €340 rates)


BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [An 18th century decorative map of Italy]
Partie de L'Italie, Comprenant Les Etats de Roy de Sardaigne, de Milan, Parme, et Génes... Paris: Desnos, 1770. Original colour. 420 x 555mm.
Fine example of this scarce 1770 delux edition map of Italy, showing Corsica and Sardinia This edition includes a highly decorative architectural border frame showing cherubs, globes and garlands, this border has been refined and embellished by Aveline following the first appearance in the 1766 deluxe edition of the map. The map has French text in two columns, left and right of the map.
[Ref: 15538]    £250.00 ($327 • €284 rates)


BLAIR, John. [Map of Italy showing Roman place names]
Tabula Italiae Antiquae In Provincias et Populos Divisa London: Bayley, c. 1790. 440 x 600mm.
Historical map of Italy including the islands of Corsica and Sardinia, with a portion of Sicily and the Balearic Islands. The map is filled with Roman placenames and notations of early roads. Engraved by Bayley.
[Ref: 14017]    £250.00 ($327 • €284 rates)


CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [Two-sheet map of Corsica & Sardinia]
L'Isola di Corsica Divisa Nelle sue Provincie, o Giurisdizioni e parte dell'Isola di Sardegna; Parte dell'Isola di Sardegna Divisa ne' suoi Distretti. Rome, 1792. Two sheets each c. 485 x 350mm.
An uncommon pair of maps of Corsica and Sardinia, from the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche. They were published the year before the Corsican leader Pasquale Paoli declared independence from France.
[Ref: 11213]    £900.00 ($1,176 • €1,021 rates)


CRAMER. John Anthony. [Two-sheet folding map of Italy]
Italiae Antiquae et Novae pars Septentrionalis... [&] Italiae Antiquae et Novae pars Australis... Oxford: Cramer, 1825. Original colour. Two sheets, dissected and laid on linen, each 650 x 755mm, original slip case.
Detailed antique map of Italy, with both classical and modern names, with an inset of Sardinia on the south sheet. The map was published to accompany historical and geographical descriptions of Italy by Cramer, who was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford 1842-8.
[Ref: 12143]    £650.00 ($850 • €737 rates)


ZIMELLI, Umberto [A fine gastronomic map of Italy]
Italie Gastronomique. Carte des Principales Spécialités Gastronomiques des Régions Italiennes. Rome, 1931. Chromolithograph. Original colour. 660 x 480mm. Original folds flattened. Margin chipped in places.
Art deco map of gastronomic Italy produced at the height of the fascist regime, by the National Agency for the tourism industry as a folding brochure. It was intended as a guide for foreign visitors, on the typical products and delights of the various Italian regions. On the reverse is French text describing the map.
[Ref: 18671]    £475.00 ($621 • €539 rates)


 Northern Italy 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable Prospect of Bologna]
Bononia. Nuremberg, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 200 x 230mm, set in a page of text.
An imaginary view of Bologna from the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. On the verso are woodcuts of Byzantium and three Persian kings.
[Ref: 8948]    £240.00 ($314 • €272 rates)


SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable prospect of Venice]
Venecie. Nuremberg, Anton Kolberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 190 x 530mm, set in a page of text.
One of the earliest obtainable prints of Venice issued in the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Some of the town views in the Chronicle are pure fiction, especially those furthest from Nuremberg, but here features such as the tower of St Mark's are depicted, although not accurately. On verso is a prospect of Padova and several portraits.. MORETTO: 6.
[Ref: 9164]    £1,750.00 ($2,287 • €1,985 rates)


FORESTI, Giacomo. [Early 16th century prospect of Venice]
El principio de Venetia citta Regia. Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 120 x 155mm, set in Italian text.
An early diagrammatic prospect of Venice from Foresti da Bergamo's 'Novissime Hystoriæ'. Foresti (1434-1520) was a noted historian in his day: his 'Supplementum Chronicarum' (1491), was plagarised by Hartmann Schedel, appearing word for word in the more famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle' (1493).
[Ref: 18406]    £325.00 ($425 • €369 rates)


MUNSTER, Sebastian. [16th Century Prospect of Parma]
Der Statt Parma... Basle, c.1550, German edition. Woodcut, image size 270 x 330mm.
Decorative bird's-eye view of Parma, within a decorative border.
[Ref: 11599]    £260.00 ($340 • €295 rates)


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