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Records: 1 to 9 of 9
  EUROPE 
 Southern Italy 

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.
[Ref: 15474]    £1,250.00 ($1,611 • €1,416 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century miniature map of Puglia]
Apulia. Antwerp: Philip Galle, 1595, Latin text edition. 75 x 100mm.
Apulia, from the Galle edition of Ortelius's 'Epitome'. KOEMAN: Ort 56.
[Ref: 18204]    £160.00 ($206 • €181 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century map of southern Italy]
Calabre Citerieure et Vlterieure. Paris, c.1648. 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.
[Ref: 17167]    £280.00 ($361 • €317 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [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.
[Ref: 13572]    £300.00 ($387 • €340 rates)


CANTELLI DA VIGNOLA, Giacomo. [Cantelli's map of the Kingdom of Naples]
Regno di Napoli... Rome: Domenico de Rossi, 1692. Coloured. 560 x 460mm.
A beautiful map of the Kingdom of Naples decorated with elaborate cartouches for the title and dedication. Engraved for the atlas 'Mercurio Geografico overo Guida geografica in tutte le parti del mondo conforme le tavole di Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola'
[Ref: 17595]    £750.00 ($967 • €850 rates)


ROUX, Joseph. [Brindisi]
Plan du Port et de la Ville de Brindisi. Published 1764. 140 x 210mm.

[Ref: 9006]    £75.00 ($97 • €85 rates)


RICHARD DE SAINT NON, Jean-Claude. [A trompe-l'oeil map of Italy from the Peutinger Table]
Fragment de la Carte Theodosienne, publiée à Venise en 1591 par Marc Velser, & connue sous le nom Carte de Peutinger, seul & unique monument des Anciens en ce genre, & dont l'Original, ou au moins la Copie la plus authentique qui existe, est conservée dans la Bibliotheque Imperiale à Vienne, à laquelle elle sut donnée par le Prince Eugene. Paris, c.1785. Original outline colour. 420 x 600mm.
A map of the Italian roads south of Rome, presented as a trompe-l'oil scroll, heavily distorted to allow detail. It is a copy of part of the so-called 'Peutinger Table', a map of the roads of the Roman Empire, one of the few surviving examples of Roman mapping, albeit from this single medieval manuscript copy. The original manuscript was drawn on a parchment scroll 34cm high by 675cm by a monk in Kolmar in the 13th century. The map he was copying was probably based on the one commissioned by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (c.64-12 BC). Pompeii is marked despite being obliterated in 79 AD. The map became known as the 'Peutinger Table' after Konrad Peutinger, the man who brought it to the world's attention in the early 16th century. In 1598 Ortelius requested manuscript copies of Peutinger's map from Peutinger's relative Mark Welser, which he had engraved. However Ortelius' death meant that engraved versions only appeared in his Parergon atlas from 1624. The family sold the manuscript in 1714, eventually coming to Prince Eugene of Savoy, from whose estate it was purchsed by the Habsburg Imperial Court Library, where it is still stored. It is fortunate that Ortelius had copied it: the manuscript had suffered degradation at the hands of the less-than-scholarly owners in the following years and now is not nearly as legible as it was in Ortelius' time. This version was published in Richard de Saint Non's 'Voyage Pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile'.
[Ref: 18104]    £700.00 ($902 • €793 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [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'.
[Ref: 12801]    £80.00 ($103 • €91 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of southern Italy and Sicily with vignettes]
Southern Italy. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Printed area 330 x 250mm.
A map of southern Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignettes of Naples with Vesuvius, a view of Benevento and local scenes.
[Ref: 17745]    £125.00 ($161 • €142 rates)


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