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  EUROPE 
 Northern Italy 

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 ($223 • €193 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 ($4,192 • €3,642 rates)


RUSCELLI, Girolamo. [16th century map of Piedmont]
Tavola Nuova di Piemonte. Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562, Latin edition. 195 x 260mm.
Engraved by Sanuto for Ruscelli's 'La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo'. A feature of this first state is that the platemark runs off the top of the sheet: two maps were printed from the same plate then the resulting sheet cut in half.
[Ref: 9195]    £250.00 ($328 • €285 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Mantova]
Mantua. Cologne, 1575, German text edition. Early colour, 360 x 495mm. Two long tears repaired, re-backed with tissue paper.
Early 'map-view' of Mantua, published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans. The major buildings shown in profile, with little consideration for perspective. KOEMAN: B&H 7-12.
[Ref: 7348]    £475.00 ($622 • €541 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th C. Classic map of Piemonte & Liguria]
Pedmontanae Vicinorumque Regionum Auctore Iacobo Castaldo Descrip. Antwerp, 1595. Latin edition. Original colour. 365 x 500mm.
Piedmont & Liguria, marking Turin, Milan, Genova & Monaco, first published 1570 in the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 128.
[Ref: 9028]    £600.00 ($786 • €683 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century map of Friuli in fine original colour]
Fori Iulii Accurata Descriptio. Antwerp, 1584, Latin text edition. Original colour. 360 x 480mm.
Very decorative map of Friuli, based on a lost map that Johannes Sambucus sent to Ortelius in 1573. Venice appears in perspective lower left. VAN DEN BROECKE: 119.
[Ref: 17311]    £950.00 ($1,245 • €1,081 rates)


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 ($1,179 • €1,024 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 ($917 • €797 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 ($917 • €797 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 ($786 • €683 rates)


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