antique prints, maps and watercolors

Willem Blaeu. (Northern Italy) Amsterdam, 1640. $395.00

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“Territorio de Pavia, Lodi, Novarra, Tortona, Alessandria et Altri Vicini dello Stato di Milano”

A highly decorative map of the region of Italy including Milan, Crema, Lodi, Cremona, Piacenza, Tottonia, Allesandria, Pavia and Casale. Beautifully engraved with many of topographical details. The development and sizes of the towns are indicated by the small city plans included at the site of each. The map contains an elaborate cartouche surrounded by birds and animals found there.

Hand colored engraving.
19 x 23 ¼ inches, sheet.
Very nice condition.