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ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Classic 16th century map of Italy]
Italiae Novissima Descriptio Auctore Jacobo Castaldo Pedemontano. Antwerp, 1598, French text edition. Coloured, 360 x 510mm.
A fine map of Italy after Giacomo Gastaldi, filled with decorative detail, including a large vignette of a merman and mermaid and a sphinx on the scale cartouche. This example is printed from te second of two plates, with the mer-couple in a far less intimate embrace. Van Den Broecke: 118
[Ref: 16995]    £1,200.00 ($1,549 • €1,363 rates)

SCOTO, Francesco. [Miniature map of Italy from the early 17th century]
Italia. Vicenza: Pietro Bertelli, 1601. Sheet 140 x 190mm. Small margins at sides.
An unusual map of Italy, the peninsula depicted almost horizontal, published in Scoto's 'Itinerarium Nobiliorum Italiae Regionum, Urbium, Oppidorum, et Locorum'. BORRI: 70.
[Ref: 16220]    £200.00 ($258 • €227 rates)

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Early 17th century miniature map of Italy]
Italiae Typus. Antwerp: J.B. Vrients, 1602. Coloured. 75 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Italy by Philip Galle for his issue of the Ortelius 'Epitome' atlas.
[Ref: 15796]    £160.00 ($207 • €182 rates)

CLUVER, Philip. [An early example of the Cluver/Hondius map of Classical Italy]
Italia Antiqua Philippo Cluvero Borusso Designatore. Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius jnr, 1619. Coloured. 360 x 500mm.
An exceptional impression of this map of ancient Italy, engraved by Jodocus Hondius and published in Bertius's 'Theatrum Geographiæ Veteris'. It was not until 1630 that Jansson used this plate in his editions of the Mercator atlas. BORRI: 68; KOEMAN: Ber 1.
[Ref: 14196]    £600.00 ($775 • €682 rates)

HONDIUS, Henricus. [Classic 17th century Dutch map of Italy]
Italia Nuouamente piu perfetta che mai per inanzi posta in luce, scolpita et con le soui figure uiuamente rappresente. Amsterdam, Jan Jansson, 1636, German text edition. Fine original colour. 365 x 485mm. A dark and crisp impression.
Highly decorative map of Italy, first issued by Hondius in 1633, decorated with a fine title cartouche, a vignette of Romulus and Remus being suckled by the she-wolf, galleons and a mermaid & merman. KOEMAN: Me 39a.
[Ref: 17076]    £1,500.00 ($1,937 • €1,704 rates)

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon. [The first carte-à-figure map of Italy]
Italiæ, Sardiniæ, Corsicæ, et confinium Regionum nova Tabula, effigies præcipuarum Urbiū et habituum inibi simul complectens. Amsterdam: Cornelis Danckerts, c.1640. 420 x 570mm. Narrow left margin, small repaired tear, binding folds reinforced on verso.
A very scarce separate-issue map of Italy, decorated with a long prospect of Rome and medallion prospects of Venice, Genova, Naples and Florence, eight costumes and a sea battle between a galleon and galley in the Tyrrenian Sea. Originally published in 1606, there is a second state of 1620, this third state and a fourth state issued by Justus Danckerts in 1661. See BORRI 89 for the first issue; he gives the map 95/100 for rarity and states it was never reissued, so he was unaware of this state. Schilder lists only 10 known examples.
[Ref: 15244]    £9,000.00 ($11,619 • €10,224 rates)

BLOME, Richard. [Blome's fine map of Italy]
A Mapp of Italy Whose Cheife Estates & Isles are ye Dukedome of Toscania... London, 1669. Coloured 320 x 400mm A very fine example.
Highly detailed map of Italy, Corsica, Sardinia and the Dalmatian coast. The sea is decorated with ships and sea monsters. This is the earliest folio sized map of Italy to be engraved in England. While Speed's atlas was published prior to Blome, the plates were engraved and printed in Amsterdam. This map is dedicated to Sir William Whitmore of Apley, Sheriff of Shropshire.
[Ref: 15598]    £750.00 ($968 • €852 rates)

DE ROSSI, Domenico. [A scarce 17th Century two-sheet map of Italy]
Innocentio XII, Pontifici Maximo Optimo. Italia Ecclesiastica In suas Viginti distincta Provincias Sive Italiæ Episcopales Ecclesiæ... Rome, 1691. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 550 x 835mm. Trimmed into printed border on right, false margin added with mss. fill.
Map of ecclesiastical Italy, engraved by Antonio Barbey after the Augustine Father Lubin. Domenico De Rossi took over the family business after the death of his father, Giovanni Giacomo, the year of publication of this map. BORRI: 136,
[Ref: 7689]    £1,250.00 ($1,614 • €1,420 rates)

DU VAL, Pierre. [Italy]
L'Italie. Paris, 1682. Original outline colour. 100 x 125mm.
A miniature map of Italy divided into its Kingdoms and Republics and marking principal cities and towns. Published in Du Val's 'Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10790]    £160.00 ($207 • €182 rates)

MERCATOR, Gerard. [A Ptolemaic map of Italy]
Tab. VI. Europae Totam Italiam ob Oculos Ponens. Utrecht, François Halma, c.1695. Coloured. 345 x 470mm.
A Ptolemaic map of Italy, drawn by Mercator for his edition of Ptolemy's 'Geography', with the maps updated to Mercator's Projection. This example is of the second state, with a new title cartouche replacing the original strapwork one.
[Ref: 17073]    £900.00 ($1,162 • €1,022 rates)

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