Auction 126, Lot 636

"Belli Typus in Italia, Victricis Aquilae Progressus in Statu Mediolanensi et Ducatu Mantuae", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Italy

Period: 1702 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 18.5 inches
54.6 x 47 cm

A fully engraved map centered on Milano that covers the region from Genoa to the Italian lakes region and is filled with scores of place names, many walled cities, villages, etc. This map illustrates the region where battles were fought during the first decade of the 18th century. The fortified towns of Verona, Mantua, Parma, Cremona, Morbergno, Placenza, Bobbio, Modena, Genova, Alba, and many more are located. Dated 1702, but published circa 1725.


Condition: B

Toned with the centerfold separation repaired with tissue on verso. There is a pair of small worm holes in the map.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 12/3/2008