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RIZZI-ZANNONI, Giovanni Antonio.
[Complete set of six maps of Calabria from the 'Atlante Geografico del Regno di Napoli'] [Six untitled maps of Calabria.] Naples, 1794-1812. Six sheets, each 525 x 770mm. Each sheet with the ink stamp of the 'Depot de la Marine'.
The six maps of the whole region of Calabria engraved by Giuseppe Guerra in 1794 for Rizzi-Zannoni's 'Atlante Geografico del Regno di Napoli', completed in 1812. The incredibly-detailed sheets show relief with hatchuring and have vignette ships decorating the seas. Rizzi-Zannoni (1736-1814) started his 31-sheet map of the Kingdom of Naples in 1788, under the Bourbon monarch Ferdinand IV. He continued his work under the rules of Joseph Bonaparte and Joachim Murat, taking the role of head of the 'Deposito Topografico' in 1807. The quality of the work has led him to be regarded as the most influential Italian cartographer since Magini.
($2,142 • €1,972 rates)
[17th century map of the Kingdom of Naples] Neapolitanum Regnum. Amsterdam, Henricus Hondius, 1636, Latin edition. Coloured. 380 x 490mm. Small repair at centre fold.
The Kingdom of Naples ( Regno di Napoli) , showing mainland Italy south of Rome, including Campania, Terra di Lavoro, Abruzzo, Umbria, Puglia and Calabria KOEMAN: ME 50a,
($504 • €464 rates)
[17th century map of southern Italy] Calabre Citerieure et Vlterieure. Paris, c1648. Original colour. 415 x 560mm. Narrow margins, ink stamp of the 'Depot de la Marine' in sea area.
Detailed map of Southern Italy with Calabria and the Northeastern coast of Sicily. The neighbouring Lipari and Aeoliaen islands are shown.
($353 • €325 rates)
[The Kingdom of Naples] Royaume de Naples. Paris, c1679. Original colour. 410 x 580mm. Narrow margins, ink stamp of the 'Depot de la Marine' in sea area, engraved date overwritten with '1679' in old ink.
Antique map of The Kingdom of Naples, covering central and south-east Italy.
($378 • €348 rates)
HOMANN, Johann Baptist.
[Kingdom of Naples] Novissima & exactissima Totius Regni Neapolis Tabula. Nuremberg, c.1710. Original colour with additions to the cartouches. 570 x 490mm.
The Kingdom of Naples, covering all of Southern Italy. The title cartouche depicts Perseus and Andromeda; the scale cartouche shows Vesuvius erupting.
($592 • €545 rates)
LEOPOLD, Joseph Friedrich.
[A scarce prospect of Sessa in fine colour] Sessa. Augsburg, c.1711. Fine original colour. 205 x 300mm.
A prospect of Sessa Cilento in the province of Salerno, Campania. Engraved by F.B. Werner.
($315 • €290 rates)
[18th century map of the Kingdom of Naples] Neapolis Regnum... Augsburg, Tobias Lotter, c.1760. Original wash colour. 265 x 195mm. Trimmed to printed border and laid on album paper.
A small but detailed map of Southern Italy from the 'Atlas Minor'.
($315 • €290 rates)
[Brindisi] Plan du Port et de la Ville de Brindisi. Published 1764. 140 x 210mm.
($95 • €87 rates)
BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis.
[An 18th century map of southern Italy] Etats Du Roi Des Deux Siciles avec les Metropoles Ecclesiastiques... Paris: Desnos, 1770. Original colour. 420 x 555mm.
Fine example of this scarce 1770 delux edition map of Southern Italy and Sicily. This edition includes a highly decorative architectural border frame showing cherubs, globes and garlands, this border has been refined and embellished by Aveline following the first appearance in the 1766 deluxe edition of the map. The map has French text in two columns, left and right of the map. The centre map has been window mounted in the original paper. This was clearly an error by the printer who had most likely inserted the incorrect map.
($277 • €255 rates)
[Plan of Gallipoli in Puglia] Gallipoli. Engrav'd for Luffmans Select Plans. 57. London: Luffman, 1802. 125 x 165mm. Stitch holes in margin.
Antique map of Gallipoli, a port on the heel of Italy, once the largest olive oil market in the Mediterranean, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'.
($101 • €93 rates)
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