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The First City Atlas Produced in Italy
An Excellent, Extra-Illustrated Copy


Atlas/ Urban & Military Mapping. BALLINO, Giulio [Venice, 1569]
De’ Disegni delle piu illustri città, et fortezze del Mondo la quale ne contiene cinquanta: con una breve historia delle origini, et accidenti loro, secondo l’ordine de tempi. Parte I. .
Small folio [28 x 20.5 ]
(105) ff.,on tabs as issued, comprised of engraved title (dated 1568), single page engraved map of Austria-Italy on verso, 51 engraved maps, of which 2 are single-page and 49 double-page, with text on versos of maps irregularly numbered 1-49, with 1 leaf index at end. Note: Tiberia and Jerusalem bound in reverse order. Parte I scored on title. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, covers a bit soiled. Some toning in outer margin and pale waterstains in outer margin of some leaves, not affecting maps; worming in lower gutter margin of one map; overall very good.
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A Beautiful Example


Europe. JODE, C. DE. [Antwerp, 1593]
Nova Totius Europae Tabula.
13 x 17 ½ inches.
Fine hand color; fine condition.
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The Set of World & Continent Maps from the First Standardized Atlas


World & Continents. ORTELIUS, A. [Antwerp, 1595]
Set Consisting of a World Map & the Four Known Continents at the Time, Five in All.

Copperplate engravings with fine hand color. Average size: 13 1/2 x 19 ½ inches (engraved surfaces only). Reinforcement to bottom centerfold of world map; small wormhole to centerfold of Americas map; excellent condition overall.
$28,000


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“The most decorative sea chart printed in seventeenth-century Amsterdam” (Putman)


Mediterranean/ Map Art. MORTIER, P. / DE HOOGHE, R. [Amsterdam, 1694]
Carte Nouvelle de la Mer Mediteranee:….
23 x 55 1/2 inches.
Fine hand color; fine condition.
$45,000


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One of the Finest Dutch Charts of the Coast of Europe
A Superb Original Color Example of the First Issue


Europe. WIT, F. DE [Amsterdam, 1675]
Totius Europae Littora/ Novissime edita…. .
19 ¼ x 34 ½ inches
Superb original color; some folds reinforced, else excellent condition with a sharp, bold impression.
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