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Auction 158, Lot 358

"[Lot of 4] Viaggio da Firenze a Livorno e a Genova [and] Viaggio da Messina a Palermo [and] Viaggio da Milano a Bologna [and] Viaggio da Antibo a Genova e a Turino",

Subject: Italy

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: Itinerario d’Italia…

Color: Black & White

See Description

Nice lot of maps from an Italian travel book describing the most important routes and busiest cities in Italy, published by the Vallardi family in Milan.

A. Viaggio da Forenze a Livorno e a Genova, (11.5 x 5.5"). The map extends along the Ligurian Sea from Genoa to Livorno and inland to Florence and Bologna, showing towns, roads and mountains in hachure. Condition - the left blank margin is chipped where it was removed from the book and there is some faint toning along the centerfold.

B. Viaggio da Messina a Palermo(12 x 5.5"). Depicts the north coast of Sicily from Palermo on the west to Messina on the east. Condition - the right margin is ragged where it was removed from book.

C. Viaggio da Milano a Bologna(11.8 x 5.5"). The map shows the area from Milan to Bologna showing towns, roads and watershed. The Po River is shown flowing from west to east near the center of the map. Condition - light toning along the centerfold and some scattered foxing in the upper blank margin.

D. Viaggio da Antibo a Genova e a Turino, (12 x 7"). Shows the coast of the Ligurian Sea extending east from Antibo to Genoa and the inland area north to Turin. Condition - there is a binding trim at lower left and the centerfold and right margin has faint toning.


Condition: B+

See descriptions. All maps issued folding.

Estimate: $180 - $210


Closed on 6/22/2016