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FORLANI, P. / BALLINO, G., LA PIANTA DEL BORGE DE ROMA.(VATICAN), antique map, old maps FORLANI, P. / BALLINO, G. - LA PIANTA DEL BORGE DE ROMA.(VATICAN)
Venice, Zaltieri, (1567) 1568, Uncoloured.. 212x292mm. Paper slightly age-toned, with some minor browning, foxing. Wide margins with good and dark impression. Verso thin layer of Japan paper to reinforce center fold Italian text on verso. Paper size 265x418mm.
Rare Lafreri School plan of the Vatican with Saint Peter Cathedral, engraved by Zenoi/Paolo Forlani, of the Lafreri school of mapmakers, dated 1567, first published in "Il Primo Libro Delle Citta, Et Fortezze Principali Del Mondo", this is the second issue in Giulio Ballino's "De' Disegni Delle Piu ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 600 - $ 750
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FORLANI, P. / BALLINO, G., IL CASTELLO DI SANT ANGELO (ROME), antique map, old maps FORLANI, P. / BALLINO, G. - IL CASTELLO DI SANT ANGELO (ROME)
Venice, Zaltieri, (1567) 1568, Uncoloured.. 206x286mm. Paper slightly age-toned, with some minor browning, foxing. Wide margins with good and dark impression. Verso thin layer of Japan paper to reinforce center fold Italian text on verso. Paper size 265x418mm.
Rare Lafreri School plan of the Castle of Sant Angelo near the Vatican, engraved by Zenoi/Paolo Forlani, of the Lafreri school of mapmakers, dated 1567, first published in "Il Primo Libro Delle Citta, Et Fortezze Principali Del Mondo", this is the second issue in Giulio Ballino's "De' Disegni Delle ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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FORLANI, P. / BALLINO, G., Genova (Genoa), antique map, old maps FORLANI, P. / BALLINO, G. - Genova (Genoa)
Venice, Zaltieri, (1567) 1569, Uncoloured.. 186x282mm. Wide margins, excellent and dark impression. Verso thin layer of Japan paper to reinforce center fold. Italian text on verso. Paper size 265x405mm.
Splendid and rare Lafreri School town-plan of Genoa, with Jerusalem wind rose and index of 25 locations, engraved by Paolo Forlani, of the Lafreri school of mapmakers, first published in "Il Primo Libro Delle Citta, Et Fortezze Principali Del Mondo", this is the second i... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 500 - $ 750
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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Ancona Civitas Piceni Celeberrima, ad Mare Adriaticum Posita . . ., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Ancona Civitas Piceni Celeberrima, ad Mare Adriaticum Posita . . .
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 335x480mm. Latin text on verso. Some marginal tumbling. In very attractive original colouring.
Very desirable and early town-plan of Ancona with a numbered key (1-45) in bottom..
"Ancona is seen here from Adriatic in bird's-eye view.
The curved natural harbour full of ships in front of the city and the well-ordered fields on the hills behind are particul...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 350
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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Haec est Nobilis, & Florens Illa Neapolis  . . ., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Haec est Nobilis, & Florens Illa Neapolis . . .
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 335x480mm. Latin text on verso. Some marginal tumbling and offsetting due to oxidation of paint.
Very desirable and early town-plan of Naples with a numbered key (1-71) in bottom and in a first edition.
"Naples is presented from a plan-like bird's-eye view. The dominant impression is of a bustling city and trading port with a well-designed layout and impregnabl...
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Estimates : $ 450 - $ 500
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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Parma [on sheet with] Sena [and] Panhormus, Palermo vulgariter, ... [and] Drepanum (Trapani), antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Parma [on sheet with] Sena [and] Panhormus, Palermo vulgariter, ... [and] Drepanum (Trapani)
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 362x470mm. Latin text on verso. Some marginal tumbling and some very light toning in center fold. Old repair of small split in lower part center fold, 2cm. into engraved area. In very attractive original colouring.
Four very desirable and early town-plans of Parma, Siena, Palermo and Trapani.
"PARMA : "Parma is shown from an elevated viewpoint. The city is divided in half by the Parma: on the right-hand side the eye is struck by the imposing domed Romanesque cathedral o...
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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 500
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BRAUN, G./ HOGENBERG, F.,  Venetia. (Venice), antique map, old maps BRAUN, G./ HOGENBERG, F. - Venetia. (Venice)
Cologne, 1590, In original colours.. 335x485mm. Paper very slightly age toned. In very good condition. A good and dark impression.
Precise, beautiful bird's-eye town plan of Venice, clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surrounding lagoon is animated with a great variety of sailing vessels. At bottom center is a procession of the droge and dignitar... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 2,400 - $ 2,750
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HOGENBERG, F.,  Als Konig Heinrich Von Naverr . . ., antique map, old maps HOGENBERG, F. - Als Konig Heinrich Von Naverr . . .
Cologne, ca. 1590, Uncoloured.. 205x270mm. Paper slightly age toned, dark impression. Very good condition.
Early print showing Henry of Navarre (1553–1610) baptized in Rome on 23 September 1595.
Plate from the series about the " Eighty Years War" or the independence war of Holland against Spain, we know of approximately four hundred engravings by Frans Hogenberg. The plates were sold separately and ...
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Estimates : $ 30 - $ 50
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SCOLARI, Stefano, La maravigliosa piazza di S. Marco., antique map, old maps SCOLARI, Stefano - La maravigliosa piazza di S. Marco.
Venice, circa 1640, Uncoloured.. 165x242mm. Small margins, otherwise excellent.
Very rare view of Piazza San Marco from Stefano Scolari, circa 1640. Together with the second view offered also here appears rarely on the international market. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 700 - $ 800
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SCOLARI, Stefano, La piazza di San Marco., antique map, old maps SCOLARI, Stefano - La piazza di San Marco.
Venice, circa 1640, Uncoloured.. 165x242mm. Short margins, reparations, otherwise very good condition.
Very rare view of Piazza San Marco from Stefano Scolari, circa 1640. Together with the second view offered also here appears rarely on the international market. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 700 - $ 900
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BLAEU, J. / MILHEUSER, J., Venetia., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. / MILHEUSER, J. - Venetia.
Amsterdam, 1704, Uncoloured.. 452x1000mm. Good, small margins left and right, several tears professionally repaired.
First state of this very large bird's-eye town view of Venice which can be considered the most beautiful and accurate of the XVII century.
Engraved in 1670 by Julius Milheuser as a new map for Blaeu's Townbooks of Italy, it was never...
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Estimates : $ 2,500 - $ 2,800
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MORTIER, Pierre., Veue De Caiete Du Royaume De Naples. vers les Golfe de Venise., antique map, old maps MORTIER, Pierre. - Veue De Caiete Du Royaume De Naples. vers les Golfe de Venise.
Amsterdam, 1704, no colors. 540x600mm. Some repairs, especially in the lower part of the centrefold. Otherwise in very good condition.
An exceptional, large and rare view of Gaeta, on the Tyrrenian coast of Italy, which first appeared in Blaeu's 'Theatrum Civitatum et admirandorum italiae', published in Amsterdam in 1663.
Gaeta (formerly Caieta) is situated on the slopes of the Torre di Orlando, a promontory overlooking the Me...
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Estimates : $ 600 - $ 725
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SCHENK, P., VENETIE, GELEGEN IN DE HADRIATISCHE ZEE IN VERSCHEIDE EILANDEN AFGEDEELT , antique map, old maps SCHENK, P. - VENETIE, GELEGEN IN DE HADRIATISCHE ZEE IN VERSCHEIDE EILANDEN AFGEDEELT
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 262x210mm. Some light discolouration due to former framing.
Rare view of Venice by Pieter Schenk.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 600 - $ 750
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Van der AA, P., Il sposalizio del Doge con il mare., antique map, old maps Van der AA, P. - Il sposalizio del Doge con il mare.
Amsterdam circa 1725, Uncoloured.. 320x400mm. Excellent condition.
Rare view of the Bucintoro in the Canal Grande celebrating the "sposalizio del mare".
From Thesaurus Antiquitatum et Historiarum Italiae....
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Estimates : $ 800 - $ 900
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ANONYMOUS, Serravalle Scrivia., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Serravalle Scrivia.
Italy, Circa 1730, original colours. 330x475mm. Folded. A hole outside the coloured area. Good.
Discolouration along foldings.
Manuscript plan, ink and water colour, on strong paper, exceptional plan of Serravalle Scrivia, around 1730, link upper corner: 14 remarkable places noted. Author indicated (Gerardj ex mandato apograph ). Scala dj Bracja Milanesi given. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 800 - $ 900
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LOTTER, T., Venetia Potentissima e la più Magnifica fiorentissima...  , antique map, old maps LOTTER, T. - Venetia Potentissima e la più Magnifica fiorentissima...
Augsburg, circa 1730, In original colours.. 500x579mm. Small margins, marginal discolouration, small repairs, part of the green colour in the upper right side partly oxidized. Otherwise good.
One of the most decorative views of Venice of the XVIII century. The two view of Piazza San Marco derived from those of Merian.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 750 - $ 1,200
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SEUTTER, M., Milano, la Citta Principale et Fortezza Reale del Ducato medsino in Italia . . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Milano, la Citta Principale et Fortezza Reale del Ducato medsino in Italia . . .
Augsburg, 1730, In attractive strong original colours.. 495x580mm. Good impression. Split lower part center fold up till half of the map.
Fine example of Seutter's decorative and highly detailed plan of Milan, with a striking panoramic view of the City below. ¤

Matthaus Seutter the elder first published his "Atlas Geographicus" in 1720 and added to the contents in subsequent editions under the title "Atlas Novus". He was su...
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Estimates : $ 900 - $ 1,000
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Sold for $ 750
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SEUTTER, M., Venetia potentissima e la più magnifica fiorentissimae la più ricca città capitale della Serenissima repubblica . . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Venetia potentissima e la più magnifica fiorentissimae la più ricca città capitale della Serenissima repubblica . . .
Augsburg, 1730, In attractive strong original colours.. 495x580mm. Good impression. Near to mint condition.
Birds-eye plan view of Venice, depicting the city's architectural landmarks. Below Saint Marco square.

Matthaus Seutter the elder first published his "Atlas Geographicus" in 1720 and added to the contents in subsequent editions under the title "Atlas Novus". He was succeeded in his busine...
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Estimates : $ 2,200 - $ 2,500
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SEUTTER, M.,  Le sette chiese di Roma . . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Le sette chiese di Roma . . .
Augsburg, 1730, In attractive strong original colours.. 495x580mm. Good impression. Some marginal spotting but generally very fine and decorative plan.
An uncommon plan showing all the churches of Rome, with extensive legends, referring to all important buildings. A most decorative item.

Matthaus Seutter the elder first published his "Atlas Geographicus" in 1720 and added to the contents in subsequent editions under the title "Atlas Novu...
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Estimates : $ 800 - $ 900
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SEUTTER, M., Regni hujus maxima ornatissima, siti amoenissima multisque, . . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Regni hujus maxima ornatissima, siti amoenissima multisque, . . .
Augsburg, 1730, In attractive strong original body colours.. 495x580mm. Good impression. Small split in lower part center fold. Some marginal spotting but generally very fine and decorative plan.
Plan of Napoli, with coat of arms in the upper right corner. The plan includes seven views, at top and bottom, including Mt. Vesuvius, Molo, Castel del Ovo, Castel del Nuovo, Piazza del Mercato, L'argo del Castello S. Elmo, and Palazzo del Vice Re.

Matthaus Seutter the elder first publis...
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Estimates : $ 1,200 - $ 1,500
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VINSENTINI / CANALETTO, Caput Canalis et ingressus in urbem. . ., antique map, old maps VINSENTINI / CANALETTO - Caput Canalis et ingressus in urbem. . .
Venece, 1751, Uncoloured.. 271x429mm. Exceptionally sharp impression. Water damage at the right upper corner, with discoloration outside the printed area.
From "Urbis Venetiarum prospectus celebriores ex Antonii Canal tabulis XXXVIII. Aere expressi ab Antonio Visentini in partes tres distributi. Pars prima", this rare print depicts the beginning of the Grand Canal, with the Chiesa della Salute.
Visentini's series of etchings after Canaletto was ...
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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 450
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ANONYMOUS, Manuscript map Novara Piemonte., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Manuscript map Novara Piemonte.
Italy, 1770, In original colours.. 450x700mm. Manuscript plan, ink and water colour, on strong paper. Very good, some holes along foldings. Discolouration along folds.
Exceptional plan of Novara, dated 1770, link lower corner: 22 remarkable places noted. Author indicated (viator maior Aloysius Ruglerius). Scala di Bracia di Milano given. Folded.
An unique manuscript plan of this important city! Dimensions of paper : 72,0cm X 48,0cm....
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Estimates : $ 800 - $ 1,000
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LE LAND, J., Plan de Bergame., antique map, old maps LE LAND, J. - Plan de Bergame.
Paris, ca. 1780, Uncoloured.. 240x370mm. Overall in good condition with centrefold as issued. Small repair on upper centrefold and discolouration.
Bergamo (Bergame) is an Italian town, the capital of the province of the same name, located in Lombardy.
It is about 50 km north-east of Milan. This plan by Jerome de la Lande in about 1780, it has a table to the right labelling important buildings etc of the time. It is from the "Voyage en It...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 180
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Unknown, Plan von Venedig., antique map, old maps Unknown - Plan von Venedig.
Germany, ca. 1800, Uncolored. 218x315mm. Good impression. With faint toning and spotting. Cut until border lines.
A scarce plan of Venice. With an extensive key naming more than 100 places on the map. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 150 - $ 180
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CRUIKSHANK, G., Napoleon at the Sanguinary Battle on the Bridge of Lodi., antique map, old maps CRUIKSHANK, G. - Napoleon at the Sanguinary Battle on the Bridge of Lodi.
London, 1823, Original colouring. 187x255mm. In good condition with three book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on verso.
Engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published on May 10th, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill. ...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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George Cruikshank., Napoleon Forcing the Passage of the Bridge of Arcola., antique map, old maps George Cruikshank. - Napoleon Forcing the Passage of the Bridge of Arcola.
London, 1823, Original colouring. 190x255mm. In good condition with two book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on the verso.
"Napoleon Forcing the Passage of the Bridge of Arcola."Engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published April 2nd, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill. ...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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