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RIZZI-ZANNONI, Giovanni Antonio. [An unusual 'vertical' map of Italy]
Italy from the Original Map by G. A. Rizzi Zannoni. Engraved for The Classical Tour through Italy, By the Rev.d J.C. Eustace. London: J. Mawman, 1814. Original outline colour, 1010 x 420mm. Marginal repairs.
A map of Italy based on Rizzi-Zannoni's 'Nuova Carta dell'Italia' of 1802, on an unusual projection that removes the west-east slant of the peninsula. The author, John Chetwood Eustace (1762-1815), was a catholic priest who travelled through Italy in 1802, taking advantage of the short Peace of Amiens. A red line marks his 'Grand Tour'. He died of malaria in Naples.
[Ref: 18654]    £1,250.00 ($1,629 • €1,446 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 ($847 • €752 rates)

CORBETTA, F. [An unusual 'upside down ' Map / View of Italy]
Veduta D'Italia Milano, Gius. Civelli, 1853. Colour 325 x 450mm.
A scarce panoramic view of Italy and the Mediterranean Sea, looking from the Alps, as far as Sicily. Showing rivers, lakes and cities. Beneath the image are statistical tables. From 'La geografia a colpo d'occhio' - 'Geography at a glance'.
[Ref: 18992]    £500.00 ($652 • €579 rates)

BIFOLCO, Stefano & RONCA, Fabrizio. [A cartobibligraphy of 16th century Italian maps of Italy]
Cartografia rara italiana: XVI secolo. L’Italia e i suoi territori. Catalogo ragionato delle carte a stampa. Rome: Antiquarius 2014. Folio, cloth & d/w; pp. 405, Italian text, profusely illustrated, New.
A detailed study of the maps of Italy and its regions published in Italy in the 16th century, the 'Golden Age' of Italian cartography. 151 maps are described and illustrated, with their editions listed.
[Ref: 19481]    £120.00 ($156 • €139 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 ($313 • €278 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 ($2,280 • €2,025 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 ($423 • €376 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 ($339 • €301 rates)

MUNSTER, Sebastian. [Pavia]
Papia. Basle, Henri Petri, c.1560, French text edition. Woodcut, map size 105 x 180mm, set in a page of text.
A bird's-eye view of Pavia, published in Munster's 'Cosmography'. On verso is another view of Padova.
[Ref: 12830]    £170.00 ($222 • €197 rates)

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [A 16th century town plan of Venice]
Venetia. Cologne, 1572-, Latin text. Old colour. 340 x 485mm.
A map-view of Venice published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first systematic series of printed town plans. Copied from Bolognino Zaltieri's plan of c.1565, it has a costume vignette and a 153-point key under the map.
[Ref: 18144]    £3,200.00 ($4,170 • €3,702 rates)

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