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  EUROPE 
 Northern Italy 

VALLARDI, Guiseppe and Pietro. [Town plan of Milan]
Pianta della Citta di Milano Milan, c. 1830. Coloured. 200 x 240mm.
Town plan of Milan with an extensive key (in Italian) to 'remarkable places'. The Cathedral of Milan; the Columns of San Lorenzo and the Arco della Pace (arch of peace) are illustrated.
[Ref: 17535]    £220.00 ($292 • €251 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Plan of Turin]
Turin (Torino). London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving. Dissected and laid on linen, folded into buckram covers, titled in gilt, as issued. 345 x 400mm.
Detailed townplan with three vignette views including a prospect of the city. Usually this map appeared in the SDUK atlas: however this example was issued as a folding map, probably for the use of a tourist.
[Ref: 15490]    £110.00 ($146 • €126 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th century town plan of Venice]
Venice. Venèzia. Venèdig. London, SDUK, 1838. Coloured. Steel-engraving, two sheets conjoined, total 400 x 590mm.
Detailed townplan with an inset view of St Mark's Square and a map of the environs on a trompe-l'oil scroll.
[Ref: 13097]    £325.00 ($432 • €371 rates)


SANTO VALLARDI, Francesco. [Detailed plan of Venice with vignette elevations]
Pianta Topografica della R.a Città di Venezia con XIX de suoi principali prospetti. Milan: Santo Vallardi, c.1840. Dissected and laid on linen, total 605 x 775mm.
A detailed town plan of Venice with an extensive key underneath and nineteen views of the important buildings and squares.
[Ref: 15521]    £1,100.00 ($1,461 • €1,257 rates)


ZUCOLI, Léon. [A fine town-plan of Genoa]
Nouveau Plan De La Ville De Génes... Genoa, A. Beuf, 1849, printed area 390 x 525mm Binding folds flattened.
A very detailed plan of Genoa with main roads and notable buildings marked, engraved by Léon Zucoli and intended as publicity for A. Beuf's bookselling business as well as being a plan of the city. A 12 point key marks further points of interest.
[Ref: 10532]    £450.00 ($598 • €514 rates)


BEEGER, Max & CHARPENTIER, A. [A romantic view of Venice by moonlight]
Les Rèveries Nocturnes. Venise. Berlin, Ebner, c.1850. Original colour. Lithograph, printed area 440 x 580mm. Very slight spotting.
A gondola in open water, with a man serenading two women with a lute. The towers of Venice are in the background, lit by moonlight. The quality of the colouring is particularly high, with gum arabic highlights. It was published in a series of romantic views of the ports of the Mediterranean.
[Ref: 10104]    £475.00 ($631 • €543 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Northern Italy with vignettes]
Northern Italy. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Printed area 250 x 320mm.
A mid-19th century map of Italy north of Rome, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignette views including St. Peter's in Rome and the Grand Canal in Venice.
[Ref: 18331]    £150.00 ($199 • €171 rates)


MAGGI, Gia. Battista. [Antique map of Torino and Aosta]
Carta Corografica della divisioni de Torino e di Aosta. Turin, Maggi, 1852. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 725 x 565mm, publisher's labels on linen.
Folding antique map of the provinces of Torino and Aosta, then part of the Kingdom of Sardinia, with six inset plans of the important cities, including Turin, Aosta, Pinerolo, Susa, Ivrea and Biella. Despite the date of 1852 the dedication King Charles Albert would suggest that it was originally published before the 1849 revolt against Austria, after which he abdicated, dying shortly afterwards in exile.
[Ref: 12398]    £300.00 ($398 • €343 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Detailed townplan of Genova]
Genoa. London: George Cox, 1852. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 320 x 400mm.
Detailed engraved townplan. Includes inset map of Genoa and environs, and drawings of the facades of 14 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings at Genoa."
[Ref: 14404]    £120.00 ($159 • €137 rates)


MAGGI, Gia. Battista. [Antique map of Genova & Liguria]
Carta Corografica della divisione di Genova. Turin, Maggi, 1853. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 565 x 725mm, publisher's labels on linen.
Folding antique Map of the region of Liguria, then part of the Kingdom of Sardinia, with seven inset town plans, including Genova, Bobbio, Albenga, Savona, Chiavari, Novi and Spezia Despite the date of 1853 the dedication King Charles Albert would suggest that it was originally published before the 1849 revolt against Austria, after which he abdicated, dying shortly afterwards in exile.
[Ref: 12488]    £350.00 ($465 • €400 rates)


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