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17th century road map of northern Italy

FURTTENBACH, Joseph.

Ein neue ganz nuzliche chorographische Wegweisung, von und zu den namhaffesten Ortern Italiae.
Ulm: Jonan Saurn, 1627. 275 x 280mm.

A rare map of Italy north of Rome marking the routes between the main towns, with distances. It is decorated with finely-engraved sea monsters, galleys and galleons, and two large compass roses. Furttenbach (1591-1667), the author of several influential architectural treatises, spent a decade living in Italy (including a stay at Genoa).


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Stock Id :19970

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17th century road map of northern Italy

FURTTENBACH, Joseph.

Ein neue ganz nuzliche chorographische Wegweisung, von und zu den namhaffesten Ortern Italiae.
Ulm: Jonan Saurn, 1627. 275 x 280mm.

A rare map of Italy north of Rome marking the routes between the main towns, with distances. It is decorated with finely-engraved sea monsters, galleys and galleons, and two large compass roses. Furttenbach (1591-1667), the author of several influential architectural treatises, spent a decade living in Italy (including a stay at Genoa).


Stock ID : 19970

£500

£500

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