Duchy of Milan

Milan – Mediolanensis, Ducatus, cum adjacentibus Principat. et Dominiis accuratissime delineatus. With title-cartouche with eagle + coat of arms and Demeter + Mars. The first with field crops + live stock. Colored map engraving by Matthäus Seutter I (1678-1757) in Augsburg. 19⅞ × 23⅛ in (50.5 × 58.7 cm).

With double full-page separate  local index. – From the Seutter edition Vienna 1736. – Cartouche in black & white as a frequent characteristic of old coloured atlases. – With Milan as centre situated slightly left, otherwise up to beyond Chiavenna – Verona – Modena – Lepanto – Savona – Finale Ligure – Chivasso – Biella . – With  road  net. – The centerfold slightly torn and backed in the lower margin, otherwise impeccable.

Offer no. 8,599 / EUR  353. / export price EUR  335. (c. US$ 375.) + shipping

“ I am curious as to the history of this (original Ridinger printing) plate (I just bought) and the others you have offered. Did you purchase them from the Ridinger estate (indirectly, indeed) or a private collector? These are truly rare one of a kind pieces ”

(Mr. L. A. F., October 28, 2003)