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Auction 104, Lot 499

"Pianta Topografica di Roma Antica Con I Principali Monumenti Meati nel Loro Primitivo Stato Secondo le Ultime Scoperte e con I Frammenti della Marmorea Pianta Capitolina Disposti nel Suo d' Intorno", Canina, Luigi

Subject: Italy

Period: 1850 (dated)


Color: Black & White

54 x 38 inches
137.2 x 96.5 cm
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A very unusual, large-scale map of the archeological ruins in Rome by Luigi Canina an Italian architect whose maps and book of plates provide an important view of the condition of a city and ancient artifacts in the mid-nineteenth century. Dissected and linen-backed with blue paper on edge.


Condition: B

Light damp stains throughout. One fold separation.

Estimate: $750 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/10/2003