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  EUROPE 
 Italy 

HEYMANN, Ignazio. [An uncommon antique wall-map of Italy]
Italia con tutte li grande e picciole Sovranta e Republica. Trieste: Ignazio Heymann, 1799; engraving on four uncut sheets, platemarks approximately 560 x 530mm each sheet , in original outline colour. An excellent example.
Original antique map of Italy on a large scale ( wall map size) presented in four separate sheets engraved on a decorative banner background, the key within a stone pediment with vignette scene of Romulus and Remus. Borrri: L'Italia, 250 (ill.): giving the map 8 out 10 for rarity.
[Ref: 8272]    £1,500.00 ($2,018 • €1,704 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 ($874 • €738 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 ($323 • €273 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 ($2,354 • €1,988 rates)


GASTALDI, Giacomo. [Veneto]
Marcha Trevisiana Nova Tavola. Venice, G.B.Pedrezano, 1548. 130 x 175mm.
Gastaldi's 'modern' map of Veneto & Treviso, published in Gastaldi's 'Geografia di Claudio Ptolemeo Alexandrino', one issue only, therefore rare.
[Ref: 8160]    £230.00 ($309 • €261 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 ($350 • €295 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 ($229 • €193 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century bird's-eye views of Genoa & Florence]
Genua; Florentia. Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured 330 x 480mm.
A pair of map-views printed on one sheet, showing Genova and Florence with the major buildings shown in profile, with little consideration for perspective. It was published in the first volume of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first systematic series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 1.
[Ref: 17670]    £960.00 ($1,291 • €1,091 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 ($336 • €284 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 ($639 • €540 rates)


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