Auction 154, Lot 789


"The City of Rome Atlas of Rome The Form of the City on a 1:1000 Scale Photomap and Line Map",

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1992 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.6 x 11.8 inches
29.5 x 30 cm

This is the English language edition of this astonishing look at Rome, edited by Italo Novelli and published by Marsilio Publishers. The book divides the city into a grid of 276 pieces, measuring about 15 acres each, and shows each piece as both a line map and an aerial photograph on opposing pages. Four essays are also included to provide context: Paolo Marconi's "A new tool for an improved city;" Eugenio Baldari, Bruno Cussino, and Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi's "Objectives and contents of the new cartographic system for Rome;" Gabriel Maltese and Daniele Tinacci's "Mapping technology;" and Licinio Ferretti's "A photomap in the making." Hardbound in black cloth with a dust jacket. Includes a black cloth slipcase that showcases photographic panels on both front and back.


Condition: A

Contents and cover fine with minor soiling to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/16/2015