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Antique rare maps of Northern Italy





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1581 - Veronae Urbis Territorium a Bernardo Bragnolo descriptium

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Decorative example of the Ortelius' map of Verona, based upon Brugnoli's map, which was issued by Forlani in Venice in 1574. The map appeared in Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Striking massive cartouche and...


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1584 - Tusciae Antiquae Typus . . . 1584

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Fine early map of the Etruscan regions of Italy, centered on Florence and the Arno River, which first appeared in 1584, and was revised in a second plate (the present example) starting in 1595. A number of islands shown off the coast. Includes a...


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1584 - Ducatus Mediolanensis, Finitimarumq Regionu Descriptio Auctore Iooanne Georgio Septala Mediolanense

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Gorgeous regional map of Italy, centered on Genoa, Lago Maior and Lago Como, and including Milan, Parma, Cremona, Bergamo, Nice, Monaco, etc. Includes a decorative cartouche, sailing ship, sea monster and coat of arms. From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis...


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1584 - Perusini agri exactissima novissimaque descriptio auctore Egnatio Dante

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First state of Ortelius' decorative regional map of Italy, centered on Perugia, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The map is based upon Egnatio Danti's 1580 Perugia map, engraved by Mario Cartaro (Meurer p....


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1584 - Larii Lacus Vulgo Comensis Descriptio . . . [and] Terretorii Romani Descrip. [and] Fori Iulii Vulgo Frivli Typus

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Nice full color example of Ortelius' maps of Lake Como, the region around Rome and the region around the Upper Adriatic, centered on Udinese, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. A nice full color example with wide...


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1584 - Pedemontanae Vicinorumque Regionum Auctore Iacobo Castaldo Descrip.

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Finely colored example of this detailed map of the Piedmont region, from Santa Margarita, Genoa and Monaco to Milan, centered on Turin, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Two cartouches and ship at sea.


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1593 - Mediolanum Lombardiae Ducatus amplissima

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Nice example of Johann Bussemachaer's 1593 double-page engraved map of much of Lombardy, the region around Milan, in northern Italy. The map features Lago Maggiore and Lago di Como.


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1595 - Tarvisina Marchia et Tirolis Comitatus

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Finely engraved map of Northwestern Italy, published by Gerard Mecator in his Atlas Sive Cosmographia. The map shows the region around the Lago di Garda region in the west to the Lagoon of Venice in the East and North to Tirolia.


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1595 - Brescia Episcopatus Mediolanu Ducatus

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Striking map of Brescia, centered on Bergamo and including Milan, Cremona, Brescia, Lago De Garda, Lago Di Como, etc. Covers the region between Lago di Como and Lago Di Garda and extending south to the Po River region. Includes decorative title...


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1595 - Aprutii Ulterioris Descriptio. 1590.

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A nice example of Ortelius' map of Abruzzo, published in his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the World. The map was first issued in 1590 and includes Ascoli, Civitella, Teramo, Aquila and Pescara.


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1597 - Lombardia Et Marchia Taruisina

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Detailed map of the region between Venice and the Lake Regions, including Lago Maggiore, Lago Como and Lago De Garda. Also shows Bologna, Milan, Bergamo, etc. From the 1597 edition of Magini's Geog rafia, based upon the work of Claudius Ptolemy.


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1599 - Sena Vetus Originem ab Hetrusci incrementu a Romanoram Colonia . . .

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A Map of Siena By Its Most Important 16th Century Historian Scarce map of the "Territorio Senese" after the mural painting by Orlando Malavolti himself in 1573. The painting is believed to have been located in the Palazzo Comunale di Siena, but has...


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1603 - Brixiani Agri Typvs

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Detailed regional map of northern Italy from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The map is oriented with east at the top and shows Lago Di Garda, Brescia, Lago d'Iseo, Lago de Idro, etc. Strong dark impression...


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1603 - Florentini Dominii, Fidelissima et Nova Descriptio Auctore D. Stephano Monacho Montisoliveti

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Finely colored example of this scarce map of the Province of Florence in Tuscany, issued in the Vrients editions of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The map is centered on the city of Florence and extends to Liguria, the Apennine Mountains, the...


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1609 - Agri Cremonensis Typus

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Nice full color example of Ortelius' map of the region centered on Cremona and the Padus River, with a large inset, from Oretlius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Extends to Mantua and Piacenza. Several ornate...


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1610 - Romandiola Cum Ducatus Parmensi

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Striking regional map of Italy, published by Gerhard Mercator. Some of the major towns located include Parma, Bologna, Ravenna, Florence, Cremona, Mantova, Brescia, Piacenza, Pisa and Ferrara.