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Blaeu, Joan, 1596–1673

Theatrum civitatum nec non admirandorum Neapolis et Siciliae regnorum.

Additional Title(s):

Theatrvm civitatvm nec non admirandorvm Neapolis et Siciliae regnorvm

Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Neapolis et Siciliae regnorum

[Amsterdam] : [Joan Blaeu], [1663]
Physical Description:
166 pages in various pagings, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 56 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2023 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title information from half-title.
Although paged separately, the sections on Naples and Sicily do not have separate half titles, title pages, or caption titles.
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 pages 55 & 56) bears imprint: Amstelaedami, Ioannes Blaeu excudebat.
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 two-volume set also published in 1663: Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Italiae.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 74
BAC Folio B 2023 2: Plates are not colored. Bound in contemporary vellum, with the Blaeu device (armillary sphere). Armorial bookplate: Edward Pedder Junr. 1800.
Subject Terms:
Cities and towns -- Italy -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Naples (Kingdom) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Pedder, Edward, -1818 -- Bookplate.
Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Stopendael, Bastiaen, 1637-approximately 1707, engraver.
Houfnaglius, G., engraver.

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