Antique Maps of Regional Italy (Page 1)

A selection of our Italian maps from the 16th to the 19th century. Enjoy these masterpieces of cartographic art. There are three pages of maps of Regional Italy. Links to the following pages begin at the bottom of this page. Each map is described and illustrated. Please contact us if you are looking for a special map. Maps showing Sicily my be viewed on our page Antique Maps of Sicily.

Maps showing Sardinia with the Mediterranean area may be viewed at: Antique Maps of the Mediterranean. Maps showing the entire country of Italy can been seen at: Antique Maps of Italy.

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"Descriptio Apuliae. Item regni Neapolitani initium, successus multa bella propter ipsum Gesta"

Map of Southern Italy: Campagna, Campobasso, Foggia, Calabria, Apulia.

Geographically adventurously false. But early and therefore charming.

Hand-colored woodcut.

Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552)

Basel, ca. 1550

The print has very pleasant general age toning and an attractive hand coloring. Very good condition.

Map is title page for articles following: "De Italia" - "De Italia Conradini ultimo Sueurorum ducks datum" - "Liber II. Aragones obtinent regnum Siciliae" - "Muli contending pro regno Neapolitano" and "Nova concertatio pro regno Neapolitano".

The articles in Latin language describe historical events including the Spanish time of the Kingdom of Naples, naturally only before 1550. Pages: 233 to 240.

Several woodcuts in the articles are also finely hand-colored.

Page size: 35 x 20 cm (ca. 13.8 x 7.9")

$ 480.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA244631

Two of the three extra pages:


"Dominum Venetum in Italia"

Type of print: Copper etching.

Publisher: Johannes Janssonius

Ciolor: Hand-colored (20th century)

Published in: Amsterdam

Date: Ca. 1660

Verso text: blank

Very light general age toning. Browning along centerfold. A few spots in margins.

Aria shown: From Lago Maggiore to Istria - from Brixen to Modena

Measurements: 37,3 x 49,7 cm (ca. 14.7 x 19.5")

Margins: wide

Price: $ 950.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA 241335


"Territorium Tridentinum"

Type of print: Copper etching.

Publisher: Johannes Janssonius

Ciolor: Originially hand-colored

Published in: Amsterdam

Date: Ca. 1636

Verso text: Dutch

Condition: Very good. Very light general age toning. Centerfold repaired above and below image. Light fraying on margin edges.

Area shown: Focus Province of Trento

Measurements: 37 x 48 cm (ca. 14.5 x 18.9")

Margins: wide

Price: $ 850.00

Order Nr. ITALIA MAPPA 241333


"Tarvisina Marchia et Tirolis Comitatus"

Type of print: Copper etching.

Publisher: Gerard Mercator

Ciolor: Original hand coloring

Published in: Duisburg, Germany

Date: Ca. 1590

Verso text: Latin

Aria shown: Focus is on South Tyrol, Lake Garda, Veneto

Measurements: 35,5 x43 cm (ca. 14 x 16.9")

Light browning on margin edges. Centerfold reinforced. A very nice map.

Price: $ 1200.00

Order Nr. ITALIA MAPPA 241334


"Sardinia Insula"

Hand-colored woodcut

Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552)

Published in Basel, Switzerland, ca. 1550

Verso Woodcut and description of earth quake in Naples during the reign of Alfonso II of Naples.

A very attractive map of this Mediterranean island including the southern tip of Corsica.

Margins show some traces of age and use. In general: Very good condition.

25 x 15 cm (ca. 9.8 x 5.9")

$ 350.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA242219


„Apuliae, quae olim Iapygia, nova Corographia" and „Calabriae Descrip...."

Copper etching with supreme original hand coloring. Two half pages in the first ever printed atlas „Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius. Antwerp, 1595

Very decorative double map of „shoe tip" and „shoe heel" of the peninsula Italy. There is, with Calabria, the northern end of Sicily with Messina on the map and the bunch of Aeolian (Liparian) islands, all of them of vulcanic origin.

Very attractive double map of the 16th century with decorative Renaissance title cartouches.

Wide margins. Excedllen hand coloring. Excellent condition. Simply a big, big joy.

Apulia and Calabria each: 30.5 x 21.5 cm

Sheet size: 45.5 x 57.5 cm (17.9 x 22.6")

$ 730.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA23793

Reverse side:


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Separate page:

"Descrittione Del Latio o Del Territorio Di Roma"
"Latium, Sev. Territorium Romae"

This map shows "north" on the left side. The right side is "south", the upper side is "east" and the lower side is "west".
It is easier to see that the Tiber flows into the Mediterranean. Rome, of course is in the center. The "Colli Albani"
and the lakes are shown in fine detail. Many of the Roman Villas are shown. A fine map for collectors of early maps.

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

After: Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

First published by: Claudius Ptolemy

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse page and on a separate page.

Published in: Venice

Date: 1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 11.5 x 16 cm ( 4.5 x 6.2 ")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 18.5 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.2")

Condition: Near perfect. Very minor traces of age.

$ 320.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA241857


"La Mer Mediterranee divise en ses Principales Parties our Mers"

Very finely hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Valck (1652-1726).

Published in Amsterdam, ca. 1700

The Mediterranean Sea from the Strait of Gibraltar to the eastern shores.

Map was printed from two plates. The border line of the right plate not exactly fitting the left. Hand-coloring and condition are very good.

48,5 x 85,5 cm (19 x 33.7")

$ 1550.00

Order Nr. MEDITERRANEAN247139


"Descrittione Della Isola Della Sardinia - Sardinia et Sicilia"

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse side

Published in: Venice

Date: 1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.

$ 380.00

Order Nr. SICILIA236445

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"Descrittione della Regione Piemontese - Pedemontium Monsferratus et Liguria" Tafel XI (11) Northern Italy

Very detailed map of the Piemonte with parts of Monferrato and Liguria. The coatine extends from Monaco to Rapallo in Liguria.

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

After: Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

First published by: Claudius Ptolemy

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse page

Published in: Venice

Date: 1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.

$ 285.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA236444


"Descrittione Dell' Isola di Sardigna"

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

First published in: "Geographia" von Claudius Ptolemy

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse side

Published in: Venice

Date:1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Very minor traces of age.

$ 390.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA236448


"Descrittione del Foro di Giulio" Plate XVII (17). Friuli - Venezia Giulia

The coastline extends from Venice to Istria to Zorsi and Cherso. In the upper right is Lubljana. In the north are the Julian Alps.

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

First published in: "Geographia" von Claudius Ptolemy

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse side

Published in: Venice

Date:1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Very minor traces of age.

$ 390.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA236448


"Das Alte Italien" Wood engraving ca 1875.

Very historical map of Italy with Classical Latin, Etruscan, Celtic and other ancient geographical names. In the upper right corner is an inset showing details of classical Rome. On the reverse side is part of an article (in German) about the Roman Empire.

26.3 x 19.2 cm ( 10.3 x 7.5 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA234694


"Die Gegend zwischen Napoli und Gaeta". Copper engraving by Gabriel Bodenehr, published in 1705. Original outline hand coloring.

Map extends from Monte Circelo in the north as far south as Napoli and Sarno. In the upper right is S. Pola and Supina in Molise. Notice the various islands of Capo Misano.

Map has vertical fold to fit original book size. A few light spots in margins.

16 x 26 cm ( 6.2 x 10.2 ")

$220.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1470

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"Reise Chart aus Provence in Italien". Copper engraving by Gabriel Bodenehr, published in 1705. Original outline hand coloring.

This map shows the western part of the Piemonte as well as part of the Provence. At the bottom of the map is Nice, Monaco and Ventemiglia. In the upper right is Val Grana and Val Maira. In the upper left is Sallonet and Barles.

Map has a vertical centerfold to fit book size. Ver wide side margins. A few minor spots in margins.

15 x 19.5 cm ( 5.9 x 7.6 ")

$ 125.00

Order Nr. ITALIA MAPPA 1469

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"Patrimonio di S. Pietro, Sabina, et Campagna di Roma, olim Latium"

Type of print: Copper etching

Author: Johannes Janssonius

Coloring: 20th century

Published: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

Reverse side: Text in Dutch

Very attractive map showing Rome embedded in its surrounding from Bolsena Lake and Lago di Rieti in the north to Lago di Celano in the east. Coast line from Civita Vechia to Gaeta. Nicely shown: Palude Pontina (Pontine Marshes). Renaissance title cartouche. Lower left Cartouche with Barberini coat of arms. Pope Urban VIII with bees.

Condition: Except for very minor traces of age and use: Very Good.

Image: 40 x 50,1 cm (15.7 x 19.7")

Sheet size: 47,3 x 57 cm (18.6 x 22.4")

Price: $ 480.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA236248


"Campagna di Roma olim Latium Patrimonio di S. Pietro et Sabina"

Type of print: Copper etching

Publisher: Cornelius and Willem Blaeu

Published: Amsterdam, ca. 1640

Color: Exquisite original hand coloring

Map shows Rome and its surrounding areas. Coast line from Civita Vecchia to Gaeta. In the periphery: Lago di Bolsena, Lago di Pie di Luco, Lago di Rieti, Lago di Celano

Reverse side: Text in Dutch

Cartouches: Title cartouche with coat of arms of Pope Urban VIII Barberini

Adress and dedication Renaissance cartouche

Condition: Exquisite in every respect! Simply a very, very attractive map in superb condition!

Price: $ 700.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA 236249


"Regiae Celstitudines Sabaudicae Status in quo Ducatus Sabaudiae Principatus Pedemontium et Ducatus Montiferrati ......" Copper engraving by Johann Baptist Homann 1723 Original hand coloring.

Turin is in the ccenter of this map concentrating on the regions of Savoy and Montferrato. In the upper right is Lago di Como and in the lower right is Porto fino and Rapallo on the Ligurian coast. In the upper left is Geneva and part of the rhone River. Grenoble is on the middle left of the map. In the lower left corner is Corbieres and St. Paul.

Map has a vertical centerfold. Map has several creases in lower right section of map. Tiny repaired tear on lower margin edge. Light browning in margins and a few minor spots.

$380.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1481


"Larii Lacus vulgo Comensis Descriptio Auct. Paulo Jovio. Excurrit Larius a Meridie in Septentrionem, pronior tame in Oriente"

Lago di Como (Lake of Como)

"Territorii Romani Descrip"

"Fori Iulii, vulgo Friuli Typus"

Copper etching from the first edition of the atlas „Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"

by Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598). Antwerp 1570

Verso explanatory text in Latin. Page Nr. 35.

Three maps on one double atlas sheet: 1. Lago di Como, 2. Rome and surrounding,

3. Friuli Veneto with Golfo di Trieste (Gulf of Triest)

Pleasant light general age toning. Centerfold split in lower margin repaired. Excellent condition. of this FIRST edition Ortelius map

34 x 48 cm (13.4 x 18.9")

$ 980.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA235661


"Latii Vtrivsqve Delinatio". Copper etching by R. W. Seale for Knapton. Published 1742 in London. Modern hand coloring.

This map shows the region of Latium. The red point shows the location of Rome. In the upper right is Lacus Fucinus. On the left is Lacus Sabatinus and Caere ( now Cerveteri). In the lower right is Formia and the Gulf of Gaeta.

Map has light, scattered spotting. Two vertical folds to fit book size. Overall condition is Much Better than Good.

20.2 x 30.6 cm (7.9 x 12 ")

$ 250.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1405

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"Status Ecclesiastici Magnique Ducatus Florentini". Copper etching by Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724). Published ca 1720. Original hand coloring. Florence is highlighted with gold.

A very detailed map that shows even the small towns, monasteries and topograpical points of interest. This map shows church state of Florence at the time. The west coast stretches from la Spezia to the Gulf of Gaeta. On the Adriatic side the coast is shown from the Po Delta to the Porto di Ascoli. In the lower left corner is northeastern Sardinia. Decorative ecclesiatical cartouche. Notice that the cherubs hold various objects of ecclesiastical authority.

Fine map image! Map has small margins with signs of age and use.. There are a few fine creases along the centerfold. Light crease on right side of map. Light waterstain in upper left margin. Heavy paper.

48 x 57.7 cm (18.9 x 32.7 ")

$ 680.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1394

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"Marche D'Ancone Et duche De Spolete. Marcha Anconitana cum Spoletano Ducatu" Copper etching by Peter Kaerius (1571-1646). Published in Amsterdam, ca 1620.

Almost in the center of this map is Assisi. In the upper left is Ravenna. In the lower left is the Tiber (Tevere) River. In the lower right is Lago di Celano and Ortuchio. On the reverse side is text in French about the area shown on the map.

Map is in good condition.

14 x 17.5 cm ( 5.5 x 6.8 ")

$ 185.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1488

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"Italia Media". Steel engraving from the geographischen Anstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburg hausen ca 1855. Some minimal original hand coloring.

Very detailed map of Italy with the Latin names of the Etruscan and Roman towns and cities. The early connecting roads are shown. In the lower left is a detailed inset of Rome with Latin names. The map extends as far north as Ascoli Piceno and Vulsinii. It extends as far suth as Aegetini, Grumentum and Rudae.

The left margin is narrow. Map is otherwise in fine condition.

21.4 x 27.5 cm ( 8.4 x 10.8 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA235443


Veneto, Parma i Mantua

"Dominii Venet(i) in Italia in Partes Accurate divis(um) ac Statuum Ducum Mantuae et Mirandolae,
Parmaem Mutinae novissima descriptio".
Copper etching by Cornelius Danckerts, Amsterdam, ca 1700. Original hand coloring.

This map shows basically the same region as the previous map that reaches from Bressanone in the north to Florence and Ancona in the south. In the northwest is Bergamo and Piacenza. To the east is part of Slovenia and part of Croatia.

49.2 x 59.9 cm (19.4 x 23.6 ")

$ 680.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1340


"Latii Vtrivsqve Delinatio". Copper etching by R. W. Seale for Knapton. Published 1742 in London. Modern hand coloring.

This map shows the region of Latium. The red point shows the location of Rome. In the upper right is Lacus Fucinus. On the left is Lacus Sabatinus and Caere ( now Cerveteri). In the lower right is Formia and the Gulf of Gaeta.

Map has light, scattered spotting. Two vertical folds to fit book size. Overall condition is Much Better than Good.

20.2 x 30.6 cm (7.9 x 12 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1405


"Italy South. Part" Steel etching by S. Hall for an atlas published in Edinborough, 1859. Printed in a beige monochrome.

Shows southern part of Italy from a line Civita Vecchia, Popoli, Vasto d'Ammone southward.

Detailed is Sicily, Sardinia and - in an inset in the lower left corner of map: Malta/Gozo.

Clean!

26.4 x 37.7 (10.4 x 14.8")

$180.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1523


"Provincia di Abruzzo citeriore" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

Very detailed topographical map with Casoli in the center.

General age toning and minimal spotting in margins.

33.5 x 52 cm (13.2 x 20.5")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1722SOLD


"Provincia dell'umbria circondario di Orvieto" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

Very detailed topographical map with Ficulle in the center and orvieto in the lower part.

General age toning.

52 x 33.4 cm (20.5 x 13.2")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1520


"Delegazione di Civitavecchia" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

Detailed map showing the topography of the area. In the upper left is Lago di Bassa and Lago di Burano. The map extends as far south as The Arrone and Tiber Rivers.

General age toning.

52 x 33.4 cm (20.5 x 13.2")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1519


"Provincie di Principato ulteriore e di Benevento" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

Ufita is in the center of this very detailed map. In the upper left corner are the coats-of-arms of Avellino and Benevento.

General age toning and a few very light spots.

33.5 x 52 cm (13.2 x 20.5")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1518 SOLD


"Legazione di Velletri" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

This detailed map shows the Via Appia and other major roads. The map extends as far south as Terracina an Lago di Fondi. In the lower left is a key to the various roads and borders.

General age toning.

52 x 33.4 cm (20.5 x 13.2")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1517


"Deleganzione di Viterbo" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

Viterbo is located in the ceenter of this topographical map. Major roads of the time are shown.

General age toning. A few minor spots in margins.

52 x 33.4 cm (20.5 x 13.2")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1516


"Provincia dell'Umbria circondario di Rieti" Copper etching by Francesco Vallardi. Published in „Atlante Geografico dell'Italia" Milano, ca. 1850. Original outline coloring.

Rieti is in the upper right part of this topographical map that extends from Terni in the north to Orvino and Collalto in the south.

General age toning.

52 x 33.4 cm (20.5 x 13.2")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1521.


Venezia

"Descrittione Dell'Isola Di Venetia". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.

Venice is shown framed by the mainland and lidos on this early map of the city. Notice the great detail of all the little islands around Venice. Many sailing vessels add a decorative note.The map is placed on a page like those above. It includes three additional pages of text in Italian.

The printed impression of this map is not quite as strong as the others. A repaired worm track in the upper left corner is on all four pages and does not affect text. The margin to the left of the map has heavier foxing. The other text pages are clean with only minimal foxing. The overall condition is Better than Good.

Map size. 10.2 x 14.2 cm ( 4 x 5.6 ")
Page size: 27.7 x 19.7 cm ( 10.9 x 7.8 " )

$ 300.00

Order Nr. ITALIAMAPPA1310


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