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515 DELISLE, G./ BUACHE, Ph. ./ DEZAUCHE J. Carte de l'Italie Dréssée par G. DELISLE et Ph. BUACHE. . .Revue et corrigée et augmentée par J. A. DEZAUCHE. . . Paris, 1827. In original o/l colours. Overall, a very good and dark impression. Ample margins, as issued. In good condition. 490 x 610 mm.
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¤ Beautifully engraved map of the Italian continent.




Régions Italie


516 JANSSONIUS, J. Mantua ducatus. Amsterdam, after 1630. In original o/l colours. Dark impression. Paper very slightly browned. Good condition. 350 x 468 mm.
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¤ Centered on the town of Mantua. Oval title cartouche with guirlandes and coat-of-arms below. Scale cartouche with animal's head.

No text on verso. From a French composite atlas.
Read more about Dutch - French ties.[+] V.d. Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 7130:1.1.




517 JANSSONIUS, J. Territorium Tridentinum. Amsterdam, after 1633. In original o/l colours. In good condition. Dark impression. 374 x 485 mm.
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¤ Detailed map centered on Trento. Showing the Dolomites mountains, northern tip of Lake Garda, Bolzano, etc.

No text on verso. From a French composite atlas. V.d. Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 2790:1.1.




518 BLAEU, W. Mediolanum Ducatus. Amsterdam, 1635. In original colours. Paper washed, colours freshed-up. Good and dark impression. Good condition. 374 x 484 mm.
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¤ Very fine map centred on Milan Including Lake Como, Lake Garda, Lake Majore, Parma, etc.




519 BLAEU, W. Montisferrati Ducatus. Amsterdam, 1635. In attractive strong original colours. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression, printed on heavy paper. 368 x 475 mm.
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¤ Very fine map covering the source of the river Po, north of Milan, including town of Turin. Large dedicational cartouche to Jacob Backer. - V.d.Krogt/Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, 2:101.1




520 BLAEU, W. Dominio Veneto nell' Italia. Amsterdam, 1638. In attractive strong original colours. Near to mint condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso. 380 x 497 mm.
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¤ With the Gulf of Venice. Including the towns of Cremona, Brescia, Venice, etc.

As Willem Blaeu died in 1638 most of his maps are actually published by his son Joan. This maps carries his (engraved) signature and was actually published in volume II of a French edition of his "Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas", dated 1638, therefore published the last year of his life.
From early on Willem Jansz. Blaeu aimed of publishing an atlas to compete with the Hondius-Jansson Atlas. By 1630, he had published at least 17 folio size maps. Blaeu was able to realize his plan soon after he had acquired the copper plates of the atlas maps by Jodocus Hondius. The "Appendix followed in 1630.
In 1635 he finally realized a "international edition" of a world atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
This example is from a very rare 1638 French text edition, which has the same copperplates as the 1635 edition, however the text on the verso was reset in two text columns. This edition is the last version the great master printed under his patronage. Koeman/V.d.Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol.2, 112.2




521 BLAEU, W. Regno di Napoli. Amsterdam, 1638. In attractive strong original colours. Some light marginal staining. Old repair of split lower part center fold, 2cm. into engraved area. Very good condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso. 380 x 495 mm.
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¤ To the left and right 12 coats of arms of different regions.

As Willem Blaeu died in 1638 most of his maps are actually published by his son Joan. This maps carries his (engraved) signature and was actually published in volume II of a French edition of his "Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas", dated 1638, therefore published the last year of his life.
From early on Willem Jansz. Blaeu aimed of publishing an atlas to compete with the Hondius-Jansson Atlas. By 1630, he had published at least 17 folio size maps. Blaeu was able to realize his plan soon after he had acquired the copper plates of the atlas maps by Jodocus Hondius. The "Appendix followed in 1630.
In 1635 he finally realized a "international edition" of a world atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
This example is from a very rare 1638 French text edition, which has the same copperplates as the 1635 edition, however the text on the verso was reset in two text columns. This edition is the last version the great master printed under his patronage. - Koeman/V.d.Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol.2, 112.2.




522 BLAEU, W. Serenissimae Reipublicae Genuensis Ducatus et Dominii.. Amsterdam, 1638. In attractive strong original colours. Very good condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso. 368 x 487 mm.
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¤ Includes the coast of the Riviera from Nice to La Spezia. A most decorative map with impressive cartouche and extensive shipping. Engraved by Dirk Gryp.

As Willem Blaeu died in 1638 most of his maps are actually published by his son Joan. This maps carries his (engraved) signature and was actually published in volume II of a French edition of his "Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas", dated 1638, therefore published the last year of his life.
From early on Willem Jansz. Blaeu aimed of publishing an atlas to compete with the Hondius-Jansson Atlas. By 1630, he had published at least 17 folio size maps. Blaeu was able to realize his plan soon after he had acquired the copper plates of the atlas maps by Jodocus Hondius. The "Appendix followed in 1630.
In 1635 he finally realized a "international edition" of a world atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
This example is from a very rare 1638 French text edition, which has the same copperplates as the 1635 edition, however the text on the verso was reset in two text columns. This edition is the last version the great master printed under his patronage. ¤ Koeman/V.d.Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol.2, 112.2




523 SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P. Royaume de Naples.. Paris, 1648. Limites en col. ancien. - Good and dark impression. Left and right hand border cut into scale border. 410 x 584 mm.
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¤ Fine map of southern part of Italy. This edition carries the date 1648, engraved by AB. De la plaets. With manuscript number in upper right corner. Nicolas Sanson was to bring about the rise of French cartography, although the fierce competition of the Dutch would last until the end of the century. His success was partly owing to the partnership with the publisher Pierre Mariette. In 1644 the latter had purchased the business of Melchior Tavernier, and helped Sanson with financial support in producing the maps. In 1657 Pierre Marriette died, however his son, also named Pierre, co-published "Les Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du Monde." the following year. It was the first folio French produced world atlas.




524 BLAEU, G. Riviera di Genova di Levante. Amsterdam, 1650. Coloured. Slight age toning in margins, not affecting the engraved area. A few small wormholes in left and right hand part of map, underlaid. 388 x 493 mm.
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¤ Detailed map of the Gulf of Genoa, including the towns of Genoa and La Spezia. Genoa was the birth place of Christopher Columbus.




525 ANONYMOUS Manuscript map of Toscany. Italy, 1662. In original colours. Brown ink on paper. Pasted on a old piece of paper. 267 x 284 mm.
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¤ Manuscript map of the region between the rivers Fiora and Tèvere and Lake Bolsena. With Rome to the right.
In lower left corner "Corografia im Patrimony S.Petvisie describebat . . . J.V.D. anno DnI1662.".




526 DU VAL, P. La Sicile, avec les anciens noms de presque toutes ses Places, Rivières, Chateaux &c. et diverses observations nouvelles . . . Paris, 1676. In original o/l colours. Good and dark impression. 360 x 460 mm.
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¤ Uncommon map of Sicily with fine title cartouche lower left . Original date of 1675 now altered to 1676. Duval II D. See also Dufour-La Gumina 135 for an earlier state dated 1672.




527 NOLIN, J-B. Les vallées de Piemont. . . Paris, 1690. In original o/l colours. Good condition. Copper engraved map with letter press. 300 x 245 mm.
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¤ Rare and detailled map of Piemont.




528 JAILLOT, H. / MORTIER, P. Les montagnes des Alpes ou sont remarques. . . Amsterdam, 1692. In original o/l colours. Printed on heavy, somewhat browned paper. Some minor marginal spotting. Else a good dark impression. 540 x 865 mm.
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¤ Fine map of Montagne des Alpes with a decorative title and scale cartouche.
Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), was a French cartographer. He joined the Sanson heirs and redrew Nicolas Sanson's maps on a larger scale. 'Atlas Nouveau' (1674), sea-atlas ' Le Neptune François' (1693).
This plate is from the newly engraved Dutch counterfeited edition of the ' Atlas Nouveau', published by Pieter Mortier in Amsterdam.




529 VAUGONDY, R. de Etat de l'Eglise, Grand Duché de Toscane, et isle de Corse. Paris, 1750. In original o/l colours. Good condition. 475 x 540 mm.
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Detailed small map of central Italy, including most part of Corsica. Pedley, Bel et utile, map 355, not mentioning this state.



530 ANONYMOUS. [Manuscript map of the Ligurian coast fom Pietra to Genova]. ca. 1790-1800. In original colours. Contemporary extention of a 3.5 cm strip of paper upper portion of map. Several repaired tears lower left and right margin. Two 1 cm centerfold tears into Ligurian sea portion of map that is not engraved. Else good condition. A fine ink and aquarelle manuscript. 512 x 695 mm.
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¤ French manuscript map of the Ligurian coast fom Pietra and Finale, Savone to Genova with the Maritime Alps in the background. The Ligurian coast borders to north with Lombardy, to east with Tuscany, to south it is bathed from the Ligure Sea and to west it borders with France. Two scale lines in Italian, and French nautical miles and a metric scale placed in the Ligurian sea portion of map.




531 STANGHI,V. Divisione Militare di Novara. Novara / Lomellina. Rome, 1860. Col. Parfait état. - In very good condition. 520 x 336 mm.
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¤ Carte de la province de Novarra et de Lomellina ornée de 2 cartons comprenant les plans des villes de Novara et Mortara. Gravée par Giacinto Maina et publiée dans : "Atlante Geografico dell Italia". Very finely engraved and detailed map of the province of Novara. Upper right corners, two inset plans of Novara and Mortara. Key on the lower right side. Engraved by Giacinto Maina included in: "Atlante Geografico dell Italia".




532 STANGHI,V. Divisione Militare di Novara. Pallanza / Ossola. Rome 1860. Coloured. In very good condition. 520 x 336 mm.
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¤ Very finely engraved and detailed map of the province of Novara. Lower corners, two inset plans of Pallanza and Ossola. Upper right corner, a key. Engraved by Vettorio Angeliand included in: "Atlante Geografico dell Italia".




Sardaigne


533 BLAEU, W. Sardinia Insula. Amsterdam, 1635. In attractive strong original colours. Paper slightly browned. Dark impression, printed on heavy paper. Very good condition. 178 x 240 mm.
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¤ Map of Sardinia in copper engraving on a sheet with letterpress with French text description of the island. - V.d.Krogt/Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, 2:101.1




villes Italie


534 BRAUN, G./ HOGENBERG, F. Venetia. (Venice) Cologne, 1590. In attractive original colours. In very good condition. A good and dark impression. With contemp. marginal annotations in brown ink. 335 x 485 mm.
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¤ Precise, beautiful bird's-eye view 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 doge and dignitaries. The vignette is flanked on both sides by 153 entries listing palaces, churches, offices, etc.
The print has contemp. manuscript annotation in French. The recto giving additional info on Venice, on verso about Genua and Florence.

From the greatest publication in this genre!. The Civitates was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun gathered together vast amounts of information and draft plans to produce over 500 city views/maps 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. Goss pl.55.




535 AVELINE, P.A. Profil de la ville de Rome. . . Paris, ca.1692. Uncoloured. Good and dark impression, laid down on paper. Paper slightly browned. 191 x 310 mm.
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¤ A very decorative and extremely raretown-viewof Rome, including a numbered key ( 1- 10 ) in lower part. Engraved by Pierre-Alexandre Aveline. With "Aveline avec Privilege du Roy" in lower right margin.

Pierre Aveline (Paris, c.1656 - 23 May 1722), was an engraver, print-publisher and print-seller. He probably trained with Adam Pérelle and, like him, specialized in topographical representations. He engraved in suites many views of Paris and of provincial, European and African cities, mixing etching and burin.
In 1685 he obtained a royal license for ten years, authorizing him to reproduce 'le profil des maisons royales'. Among the 412 items that comprise his œuvre, there are only two portraits and two prints of historical subjects.




536 AVELINE, P.A. Turin ville capitale du Piémont, et Résidence du Duc de Savoye. . . Paris, ca.1692. Uncoloured. Good and dark impression, laid down on paper. Paper slightly browned. 189 x 310 mm.
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¤ A very decorative and extremely raretown-viewof Turin, including a numbered key (A-M) in lower part. Engraved by Pierre-Alexandre Aveline. With "fait par Aveline avec privilege du Roy 1692" in lower right margin.

Pierre Aveline (Paris, c.1656 - 23 May 1722), was an engraver, print-publisher and print-seller. He probably trained with Adam Pérelle and, like him, specialized in topographical representations. He engraved in suites many views of Paris and of provincial, European and African cities, mixing etching and burin.
In 1685 he obtained a royal license for ten years, authorizing him to reproduce 'le profil des maisons royales'. Among the 412 items that comprise his œuvre, there are only two portraits and two prints of historical subjects.




537 BLAEU,J./ MORTIER,P. La Place de Saint Marc a Venise. Amsterdam, 1705. Coloured A nice and attractive impression. Paper slightly age-toned. Wide margins. 260 x 420 mm.
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¤ A very attractive view of the place St Marc. Joan Blaeu published during his life three town-books of Italy; Citta del Vaticano, Rome and Napoli. By the year 1672 a fire largely destroyed the main Blaeu workshop, and much of the prepared material. However, work on the town-book continued, and in 1682 the completed work was published in Amsterdam by the heirs of Joan Blaeu. The town-book was a great success and reissued several times by different publishers in Amsterdam, as late as 1726. Pierre Mortier re-issued all the Blaeu plates in the years 1704/05 in an atlas comprising four volumes. The plates are now signed "A Amsterdam chez Pierre Mortier".




538 CHEREAU, F. & J. Nostre Dame de Lorette. Paris, ca.1720. Rousseurs marginales. 149 x 226 mm.
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¤ Rare. Vue de Notre Dame de Lorette, incluant une légende au bas de la gravure. Numéroté dans le coin supérieur droit. Publié par les frères Chéreau "à Paris rue Saint Jacques au Grand Rémy". F. Chéreau, graveur de talent, est né en 1680 à Blois. Il est l'élève de Gérard Audran et Pierre Drevet. En 1718, il acquiert les cuivres de son maître. A sa mort en 1729, les cuivres furent vendus par sa veuve. Son frère Jacques le Jeune est également graveur et éditeur.
A very RARE panoramic view of the city of Lorette and the church, including a numbered legend in both lower corners. The plate is numbered in black pencil in upper right corner. Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at "rue St. Jacques au Grand St. Remy".
François Chéreau was born in 1680 in Blois, it is unknown when he settled in Paris. He was student of Gérard Audran and Pierre Drevet. In 1718 he acquired the stock of copperplates and prints of his tutor Gérard Audran. He was a very talented engraver. After his death in 1729 the copperplates were sold by his widow. His brother Jacques (le jeune) (1688-1776) was also engravers and publisher and worked for one year in England. He was well known as engraver of portraits.
Very rare print with a high standard of engraving. Collector's item. - Inventaire du fonds Français, vol. 4, pp. 317-341.




539 ANONYME. Place de l'Eglise de St.Marc et la grande Place terminee.. Paris, 1760. Original colours. Paper slightly age-toned as usual. Margins coloured brown. 281 x 400 mm.
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¤ So-called optical print of St.Marco church in Venice. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century the "optical print" or "vue optique" came into existence, whose exaggerated converging lines were intended to produce the optical illusion of deep recession. The viewing devices for which these perspective prints were produced consisted of a lens and a mirror, this requiring the use of reversed or mirror-image pictures.




540 CHEREAU,J. Vue de la prison de St.Pierre de Rome. Paris, 1760. Original colours. Some very minor marginal water staining. 260 x 340 mm.
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¤ A well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London, which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century the "optical print" or "vue optique" came into existence, whose exaggerated converging lines were intended to produce the optical illusion of deep recession. The viewing devices for which these perspective prints were produced consisted of a lens and a mirror, this requiring the use of reversed or mirror-image pictures.




541 VIERO, T. Nuova Pianta Iconografica.. Venezia. . . Venice, 1818. In original o/l colours. A good and dark impression. Some very minor discolouration. 470 x 540 mm.
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¤ Precise bird's-eye view of Venice, clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. At bottom center a extensive key to listing palaces, churches, offices, etc. Decorativetitle cartouche. Theodor Viero was a mapseller active in Venice and Merceria.




542 ZUCCAGNI-ORLANDINI, A. Pianta della citta di Roma. Florence 1845. Coloured. Very good condition. 530 x 670 mm.
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¤ Published in "Atlante Geografico dell' Italia". Uncommon and decorative plan of Rome. With a numbered key.
Engraved by P.Manzoni.




543 HAUSER, A. L’Italie à vol d’Oiseau / Livourne. Vue prise au dessus du Fanal. Paris, ca. 1850. In original colours. Colour lithography. Good and dark impression. Good condition. 283 x 436 mm.
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¤ A bird's eye view of the port city of Livorno or (in English) Leghorn on the Tyrrhenian Sea on the western edge of Tuscany. Drawing and lithograph by A. guesdon. Published by A. Hauser and printed by Lemercier in Paris.
Très belle lithographie ancienne représentant une vue aérienne de la ville de Livourne en Italie. Située en Toscane et important port de ferries vers la Corse et la Sardaigne, elle fait partie d'une série de gravures authentiques du XIX ème intitulée L'Italie à Vol d'Oiseau. Dessiné et lithographié par A Guesdon. Publié par A. Hauser, ancienne maison Benard, située au Boulevard des Italiens 11. Imprimerie Lemercier à Paris.




544 CECCHINI, G.B., G.PIVIDOR. (Title page) Vedute dei principali monumenti di Venezia. Venice, 1860. In original colours. Lithography in attractive original colour, heightened with gum-Arabic. Good condition. Some staining in outer margins. Paper size 300x420mm. 300 x 420 mm.
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¤ Decorative title page with in the lower part small inset view of Doge Palace, St. Marco and a gondola.




545 BLAEU,J./ MORTIER,P./ ALBERTS,R. Pisa. Amsterdam, 1704/05. Coloured. A nice and attractive impression, very attractive colours. 415 x 520 mm.
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¤ A beautifully engraved and richly decorated plan of Pisa. With a key (1-97) in lower left corner referring to the principal places of interest in the town. Joan Blaeu published during his life three town-books of Italy; Citta del Vaticano, Rome and Napoli. By the year 1672 a fire largely destroyed the main Blaeu workshop, and much of the prepared material. However, work on the town-book continued, and in 1682 the completed work was published in Amsterdam by the heirs of Joan Blaeu. The town-book was a great success and reissued several times by different publishers in Amsterdam, as late as 1726. Pierre Mortier re-issued all the Blaeu plates in the years 1704/05 in an atlas comprising four volumes. Now with the imprint of "A La Haye chez R.Alberts."





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