Italy

  • 1482 - Lienhart Holle

    Lienhart Holle:  [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt Parallel]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable printed maps of North Africa. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Untitled woodcut map, showing present-day Libya, Tunisia, Sardinia and Sicily based upon...

    [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt...
    11524

    First Edition of an Important 15th Century Map of North Africa with Sardinia and Sicily. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle.

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  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Florencia

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative coloured incunable double-leaf in folio showing Florence by Hartmann Schedel. From the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin edition published in 1493, the year...

    Florencia
    11207

    Coloured woodcut town view of Firenze, Florence. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

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  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Roma

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative coloured incunable double-leaf in folio showing Rome by Hartmann Schedel. From the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin edition published in 1493, the year that...

    Roma
    11210

    Coloured woodcut town view of Genova, Roma, Rome. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

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  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Italia / Portugalia

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative coloured incunable leaf in folio showing imaginary views of Italy and Portugal by Hartmann Schedel. From the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin edition...

    Italia / Portugalia
    11214

    Coloured woodcut town view of Italy. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

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  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Rauenna

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative coloured incunable leaf in folio showing a view of Ravenna by Hartmann Schedel. From the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin edition published in 1493, the year...

    Rauenna
    11215

    Coloured woodcut town view of Ravenna. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

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  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Templum Salomonie / Perusia

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Early woodcut view Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem by Hartmann Schedel. Named Templum Salomois . From the famous Liber Chronicarum also known as the Nuremberg Chronicle , printed in 1493. On...

    Templum Salomonie / Perusia
    12127

    Coloured woodcut town view of Jerusalem, Solomon Temple, Umbria, Perugia. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

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  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Italia mit dreyen furnemesten Inseln, Corsica, Sardinia, und Sicilia

    Basle, circa 1550

    Attractive woodcut map showing Italy with Corsica, Sardinia and Sicilia. From a German edition of Cosmographia from Sebastian Munster.

    Italia mit dreyen furnemesten Inseln, Corsica, Sardinia, und Sicilia
    10033

    Coloured woodcut map of Italy. Printed in Basle circa 1550.

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  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Sicilia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Sicilia.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Sicily (Sicilia). This finely-executed map shows the Mediterranean island of Sicily oriented to the north. With a compass rose, a...

    Sicilia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Sicilia.
    12381

    Antique map of Sicily, Sicilia. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Der Statt Rom boden und circkel sampt thor vnnd porten, wie sie gestanden ist vor zeiten, do sie...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut map of the ancient Rome by Sebastian Münster. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , published 1574 by...

    Der Statt Rom boden und circkel sampt thor vnnd porten, wie sie...
    11369

    Antique woodcut map of Roma, Ancient Rome. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Italie beschreibung nach aller seiner gelegenheit, in Voelckern, Stetten, Bergen, Waessern,...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Small, early woodcut map of Italy with Corsica and Sardinia by Sebastian Münster. Verso a larger south-oriented woodcut map the northern half of Italy with Corsica down to Rome in the South. On the...

    Italie beschreibung nach aller seiner gelegenheit, in Voelckern,...
    11386

    Antique woodcut map of Italy. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Beschreibung der Inselen unnd des gantzen Koenigreichs Sicilie.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut map of Sicily (Sicilia) by Sebastian Münster. On the full text sheet. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder ,...

    Beschreibung der Inselen unnd des gantzen Koenigreichs Sicilie.
    11389

    Antique woodcut map of Sicilia, Sicily. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Von den Stetten Istrie

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut map of Istria by Sebastian Münster. Shows the Adriatic coast from the Gulf of Trieste, Istria to Senj. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey...

    Von den Stetten Istrie
    11415

    Antique woodcut map of Trieste, Istria, Croatia, Slovenia. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Contrafehtung der fürnemmen Statt Venedig, sampt den umbligenden Inseln.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Venice (Venezia) by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Two text cartouches providing additional information about the city. Decorated with many ships. From the...

    Contrafehtung der fürnemmen Statt Venedig, sampt den umbligenden Inseln.
    11455

    Antique woodcut town view of Venice (Venezia). Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Der Statt Rom in aller Welt bekant contrafehtung nach ietziger gelegenheit.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Rome (Roma) by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Verso a beautiful woodcut of the Sibylline Oracles (lat. Oracula Sibyllina ). From the German edition of...

    Der Statt Rom in aller Welt bekant contrafehtung nach ietziger gelegenheit.
    11456

    Antique woodcut town view of Rome (Roma). Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Florentz. Figur und gelegenheit der edlen und hoch berhümpten Statt Florentz.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of the fortified city of Florence (Firenze) by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Decorated with ships on the Arno river. The view is surrounded by an elaborate...

    Florentz. Figur und gelegenheit der edlen und hoch berhümpten Statt...
    11457

    Antique woodcut town view of Florence (Firenze). Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Neapolis / Der Statt Neaples abcontrafhetung

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Napoli. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , on the full text sheet. The sheet was published 1574 by...

    Neapolis / Der Statt Neaples abcontrafhetung
    11578

    Antique woodcut town view of Napoli. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Paphy / Papia

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Pavia in south-western Lombardy. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , on the full text sheet. The sheet...

    Paphy / Papia
    11579

    Antique woodcut town view of Pavia, Lombardy. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Beschreibung der Herzlichen und weitberhümten Statt Mirandula

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Mirandola by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Title and a description of the city on verso. From the German edition of Sebastian Munster's Cosmography,...

    Beschreibung der Herzlichen und weitberhümten Statt Mirandula
    11611

    Antique woodcut town view of Mirandola, Emilia-Romagna. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Figur und Gestalt des Theatri oder Spilhaus, so vor Zeiten zu Veron ist gewesen / Theatrum...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of the Verona Arena by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Title and a description of the city on verso. From the German edition of Sebastian Munster's...

    Figur und Gestalt des Theatri oder Spilhaus, so vor Zeiten zu Veron ist...
    11612

    Antique woodcut town view of Verona Arena. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Der Schönen und Weitberhümpten Statt Genua abcontrafactur.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Genoa (Genova) by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Title and a description of the city on verso. From the German edition of Sebastian Munster's Cosmography,...

    Der Schönen und Weitberhümpten Statt Genua abcontrafactur.
    11613

    Antique woodcut town view of Genoa, Genova, Liguria. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Der Statt Parma abcontrafactur nach Ihrer gelgenheit.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Parma by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Title and a description of the city on verso. From the German edition of Sebastian Munster's Cosmography, titled...

    Der Statt Parma abcontrafactur nach Ihrer gelgenheit.
    11614

    Antique woodcut town view of Parma, Emilia-Romagna. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Thusciae Descriptio Auctore Hieronymo Bellarmato.

    Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of the Tuscany by A. Ortelius. Showing the area down to Rome in the lower right corner. Also parts of Corsica and the Isle of Elba are shown....

    Thusciae Descriptio Auctore Hieronymo Bellarmato.
    11334

    Old coloured map of the Tuscany. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

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  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Regni Neapolitani Verissima Secundum Antiquorum et Recentiorum Traditionem Descriptio, Pyrrho...

    Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of the Southern Italy by A. Ortelius. Including the towns of Ascoli Piceno, Napels, Fogia, Bari, Catanzaro and the northern tip of Sicily with...

    Regni Neapolitani Verissima Secundum Antiquorum et Recentiorum...
    11337

    Old coloured map of Southern Italy, Napoli. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

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  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio.

    Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of six Mediterranean Island by A. Ortelius. Showing Malta, Sardinia, Sicily, Corfu, Elba and Djerba. From the 1584 Latin edition of Theatrum...

    Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio.
    11338

    Old coloured map of Djerba, Elba, Corfu, Sicily, Sardinia, Malta. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

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