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21 BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. Malta. Cologne, 1598. Tirage un peu faible. Gravure découpée au filet d'encadrement de la grande planche de Braun-Hogenberg. - Engraving cut at the neat line, taken from a larger sheet. A somewhat weak impression. 160 x 235 mm.

100 - 200 €
Adjugé pour 100 €

¤ Bird's-eye view of Valletta. From the greatest publication in this genre ! The "Civitates" was compiled and written by George Braun, a Canon of the Cologne Cathedral. Braun gathered together vast amounts of information and draft plans to produce over 500 city views/plans published in six parts between 1572 and 1617. Most of these engravings were made by Simon Novellanus and Frans Hogenberg, many after drawings by Joris Hoefnagel.



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22 BOVA, A. Pianta Geografia delle Isole di Malta, e Gozo della Sagra Religione Gerosolimitana di S. Giovanni delineata, ed incisa in quest anno 1761. Ant. Bova, Palermo, 1761. Several folds as issued. Paper slightly age-toned as usual. 2 brown large stains in upper part. Large tear into the plate (12 cm) in lower part left restored. 300 x 425 mm.

300 - 400 €
Adjugé pour 500 €

¤ Rare carte de Malte et Gozo gravée et publiée par le prêtre Antonio Bova (1688 - 1775), qui fut actif en tant que graveur à Palerme autour de 1727-1773. - A rare map of Malta and Gozo printed by the priest Antonio Bova (1688 - 1775), who was active as engraver in Palermo ca. 1727-1773. He produced cartographic engravings, scenery, portraits and holy iconography. His devotional prints are usually signed only by his surname.



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