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  EUROPE 
 Northern Italy 

CERRUTI, Agostino. [A two-sheet old map of the Po River]
Cursus Fluminis Padi vel Po per Longobardiam a fonte usque ad Ostia... Nuremberg, Homann Heirs, 1735. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined, total 520 x 1155mm. Narrow margins top and bottom as issued
Two-sheet map of the course of the River Po across northern Italy from its source in the mountains above Turin to the Gulf of Venice, based on Cerruti's six-sheet map, as published by De Rossi in Rome, 1703.
[Ref: 12221]    £1,300.00 ($1,694 • €1,504 rates)


DU BOSC, Claude [The Battle of Turin]
The Battle of Turin, September the 7, MDCCVI C. Du Bosc, London 1735, 270 x 200mm.
An attractive vignette depicting a scene of the Battle of Turin which lasted from June to September 1706 when a French-led force besieged the Savoyard capital of Turin during the War of the Spanish Succession. The siege was broken when a combined Savoyard/Imperial army relieved the city in September; this was a major turning point for the war in Italy.
[Ref: 18822]    £100.00 ($130 • €116 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Lombardia]
Ducatus Mediolani una cum Confinÿs... Nuremberg, c.1735. Original body colour. 480 x 585mm. Some restoration to centrefold.
The Duchy of Milan, with a decorative title cartouche.
[Ref: 7983]    £250.00 ($326 • €289 rates)


WERNER, Friedrich Bernhard. [Prospect of Milan with fine allegorical detail]
Mediolanum. Mayland. Augsburg: Martin Englebrecht, c.1735. Etching, 360 x 420mm. A fine impression.
A prospect of Milan showing the defensive walls, with extensive keys and a descriptive text, both in Italian and German, and a decorative frame-like border. The view was drawn by Werner, but the allegorical figures int he foreground were by Thomas Scheffler. The plate was etched by Philip Andreas Kilian.
[Ref: 16543]    £1,500.00 ($1,955 • €1,736 rates)


DU SAUZET, Henri. [Piedmont]
Pedemonta regio cum Genvensium territorio Montisfernati Machionatii. Amsterdam, 1734. Coloured. 185 x 255mm.
Piedmont, from Du Sauzet's 'Atlas Portatif', a continuation of the Mercator/Hondius 'Atlas Minor'. KOEMAN: ME 208.
[Ref: 8117]    £150.00 ($195 • €174 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of Liguria with a prospect of Genova]
Reipublicæ Genuensis Dominium... Augsburg, c.1740. Original colour with additions. 500 x 570mm. Somre restoration; old ink mss. in Italian on reverse.
A highly-decorative map of Liguria and ' Repubblica Marinara di Genova', with a title cartouche featuring the Roman gods, putti representing the Arts and a ship representing maritime trade. Underneath is a prospect of Genova with a 25-point key, a silk-making scene and an allegorical figure of the city holding a cornucopia.
[Ref: 16831]    £975.00 ($1,270 • €1,128 rates)


SCHREIBER, Johann Georg. [Piedmont]
Das Hertzogthum Piemont nebst dem Hertzogthum Montferat. Leipzig, c.1750. Original colour. 170 x 250mm.

[Ref: 9095]    £150.00 ($195 • €174 rates)


ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista. [A map of the territories surrounding Piacenza & Pavia]
Carta Geografica Dei Territori Di Pavia, Di Lodi E Di Piacenza. Venice, 1750, coloured, 330 x 400mm.
From Volume II of Albrizzi's "Atlante Novissimo" after Guillaume de L'Isle. A map showing the Po valley with its towns and cities. The decorative title cartouche in the bottom right hand corner with a portrait medallion, possibly of Charlemagne who ruled Lombardy from Pavia in the 8th century, and flanked by a river god and a minotaur both holding amphorae from which flow the waters of the rivers Po and Ticino. NORDENSKIÖLD 64 (21)
[Ref: 10000]    £220.00 ($287 • €255 rates)


ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista. [A mid-18th century Italian map of Liguria]
Carta Geografica del Governo Della Liguria o sia dello Stato della Republica di Genova. Venice, 1750. Coloured. 330 x 405mm.
A Venetian map of Liguria, decorated with a title cartouche featuring Minerva, as a personification of Genova, crowned with laurels by Mercury, with a putto holding a measure and Neptune riding a chariot drawn by two hippocamps in the background. NORDENSKIÖLD 64 (22)
[Ref: 14268]    £450.00 ($586 • €521 rates)


TINDAL & RAPIN. [18th century plan of Cuneo]
Cony, a strong City of Piedmont in the States of Savoy. London, c.1750. Coloured. 390 x 480mm. Trimmed to border on right, re-margined.
Plan of map of Cuneo showing its fortification, engraved by Basire for Rapin's History of England.
[Ref: 14332]    £240.00 ($313 • €278 rates)


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