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  EUROPE 
 Northern Italy 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Ortelius's Map of northern Italy in classical times]
Italia Gallica, sive Gallia Cisalpina. Antwerp: Jan Vrients, 1603. Coloured. 345 x 470mm.
Decorative map of Roman Italy from the Alps south to the Rubicon and Arno. It was drawn by Ortelius himself for his atlas of the ancient world, the 'Parergon'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 206.
[Ref: 17306]    £250.00 ($304 • €273 rates)


SAUR, Abraham. [Early prospect of Genova]
[Genova.] Frankfurt: W. Richter, 1608. Woodcut, 70 x 95mm, set in letterpress text.
Rare woodcut view of Genova engraved by Saur for "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by Adrianus Romanus, first issued 1595.
[Ref: 18418]    £250.00 ($304 • €273 rates)


MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio. [Antique map of Liguria from the first printed atlas of Italy]
Liguria o stato della Republica di Genoua. Venice, Fabio Magini, 1620. 345 x 500mm. Centre fold restored
Antique map of Liguria, decorated with baroque cartouches for the title and dedication, a sea monster and a galley. It appeared in Magini's atlas of Italy, the first printed atlas of Italy, published after his death by his son Fabio.
[Ref: 12571]    £400.00 ($486 • €437 rates)


CUSTOS, Dominicus. [A family tree of the Dukes of Savoy]
Duces Sabaudiae. Serenniss. Principi Dn: Carolo Emanueli. Duci Sabaudiæ Principi Pedemontis & consecr. Augsburg, c.1625. 540 x 405mm.
A stylised family tree of the Dukes of Savoy, from the father of Umberto I, first Count of Savoy (c.980-c.1048), to Charles Emmanuel I (1580-1630) and nine of his ten children, including his successor, Victor Amadeus I (born 1587, succeeded 1630, died 1637). It is decorated with portraits of Charles and his wife, Catherine Michelle of Spain, and a map of Piedmont marking Antibes, Monaco and Genova. It was published in Custos's 'Atrium heroicum' (first published 1602-4), a collection of portraits of the great and good, a forerunner of 'Who's Who'.
[Ref: 14791]    £325.00 ($395 • €355 rates)


FURTTENBACH, Joseph. [Miniature 17th century bird's-eye view of Venice]
Venetia. Ulm: Jonan Saurn, 1627. 110 x 155mm. Narrow margins top and right.
Antique map / prospect of Venice, published in Joseph Furttenbach's 'Newes Itinerarium Italiae'. Furttenbach (1591-1667), the author of several influential architectural treatises, spent a decade living in Italy, later publishing this work about his travels through the country; the text follows his interest in architecture, as he writes about buildings and fortifications, shipbuilding and stage design. MORETTO: 66.
[Ref: 12589]    £300.00 ($364 • €328 rates)


FURTTENBACH, Joseph. [Miniature 17th century bird's-eye view of Genoa]
Genua. Ulm: Jonan Saurn, 1627. 110 x 155mm. Narrow margins top and right.
Miniature antique map / prospect of Genova, published in Joseph Furttenbach's 'Newes Itinerarium Italiae'. Furttenbach (1591-1667), the author of several influential architectural treatises, spent a decade living in Italy (including a stay at Genova), later publishing this work about his travels through the country; the text follows his interest in architecture, as he writes about buildings and fortifications, shipbuilding and stage design.
[Ref: 12590]    £250.00 ($304 • €273 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [17th century map of the Province of Verona]
Territorio di Verona. Amsterdam, Henricus Hondius, 1636, Latin edition. Coloured. 380 x 490mm.
The Province of Verona, centred on the city but also showing Mantova and Lake Garda KOEMAN: ME 50a,
[Ref: 14652]    £300.00 ($364 • €328 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [Classic 17th century Blaeu map of Veneto]
Territorio Trevigiano. Amsterdam, c.1640, French edition. Coloured. 385 x 500mm.
Antique map of Veneto region in north east italy, with a fine title cartouche and a scale cartouche featuring the winged Venetian lion. KOEMAN: Bl 35a.
[Ref: 11572]    £250.00 ($304 • €273 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [Classic 17th century map of Emilia Romagna]
Territorio di Bologna. Amsterdam, c.1640, French edition. Coloured. 445 x 540mm.
Map of Bologna and environs, in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy with fine cartouches for the title and scale. KOEMAN: Bl 35a.
[Ref: 12048]    £225.00 ($273 • €246 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century map of Cadore]
Il Cadorino. Amsterdam, c.1640, French edition. Coloured. 385 x 500mm.
Antique map of Cadore, with fine cartouches for the title and scale, and the arms of Venice, with the lion. KOEMAN: Bl 35a.
[Ref: 12068]    £200.00 ($243 • €219 rates)


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