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Auction 157, Lot 594

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"[Facsimile] Nuova Pianta et Alzata Della Citta Di Roma [with] Roma al Tempo di Clemente X - La Pianta di Roma di Giambattista Falda del 1676...",

Subject: Rome, Italy

Period: 1931 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
56.7 x 55.9 inches
144 x 142 cm

This very large map, printed on 12 loose sheets, is a facsimile of Giambattista Falda's 1676 map of the city of Rome. The plan is incredibly detailed and shows individual buildings with a three-dimensional perspective. Includes two tables of important locations in the city along with elaborate decorative elements. The facsimile is accompanied by a 10-page introduction. Published by Danesi in Rome. Maps are enclosed in a gray cardboard portfolio.

References:

Condition: B+

The large map has occasional faint staining and a few minor abrasions along the top border. Text is clean and bright with some minor soiling to paper wrappers.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/4/2016

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