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Theatrum civitatum nec non admirandorum Neapolis et Siciliae regnorum.

Additional Title(s):

Theatrvm civitatvm nec non admirandorvm Neapolis et Siciliæ regnorvm

Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Neapolis et Siciliae regnorum

[Amsterdam] : [Joan Blaeu], [1663]
Physical Description:
[4], 78, 30 pages, plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; fol
Rare Books and Manuscripts
(Folio A) Atlas 49
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Half title only.
Although paged separately, sections on Naples and Sicily have no separating half title or title page, or caption title.
Dedicated to Gaspar de Bracamonte, conde de Peñaranda de Bracamonte signed Joannes Blaeu, Amstelædamensis and gives the title as: Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Neapolis et Siciliae regnorum.
Plate of Calatia (between p. 55 & 56) bears imprint: Amstelædami, Ioannes Blaeu excudebat.
Includes [2] folded leaves of plates preceding the main text. Most of other plates are on double leaves (which form 4 pages each) with text printed on versos. Those 2 pages with text are numbered in normal order, while 2 engraved pages inside (1 double page ill.) are missing in numbering.
Some duplicating of page nos. (e.g., 51, 52, 51b, 52, 51, 52b).
Plate 'Napoli' signed Bastiaen Stopendaal; plate 'Neapolis et Vesuvii montis prospectus' signed G. Houfnaglius.
Complements the 2 v. set published the same year: Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Italiae.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 74
Subject Terms:
Cities and towns -- Italy -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Cities and towns.
Europe -- Naples (Kingdom)
Italy -- Sicily.
Naples (Kingdom) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Early works.
Pictorial works.
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673, printer.
Stopendaal, Bastiaen, engraver.
Houfnaglius, G., engraver.

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