Arrigoni’s important and rare map of Europe

Ferdinando ARRIGONI: Europa in 16 fogli disegnata ed incisa sotto la direzione del Capitano Ferd. Arrigoni. Milano: Giuseppe Civelli (Mecenati dell’ Arte Cartografica) 1854.

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Ferdinando ARRIGONI: Europa in 16 fogli disegnata ed incisa sotto la direzione del Capitano Ferd. Arrigoni. Milano: Giuseppe Civelli (Mecenati dell’ Arte Cartografica) 1854. Steel engraved map with title cartouche, overview (scale 1:16.000.000) and scales, montated on strong grey cloth underlays with hand-written title labels and cloth hasps.

Scale 1:2.500.000. 4 parts with 4 outline coloured segments each, open 194:252 cm. All in original corresponding cloth cover.

Important work by the renown Milan cartographic institute with a detailed, precisely drawn and accurately steel engraved map of Europe and the surrounding regions of Africa, the Middle East and Asian Russia.

Some cloth underlays slightly frayed at margins and minimally stained, some parts of map minimally finger-stained, otherwise well conserved copy of great rarity. OCLC, KVK and Google show 3 copies only in institutional holdings worldwide (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Universitá del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Biblioteca Salita dei Frati, Lugano).

Servolini, Dizionario illustrati degli incisori italiani, 1955, S. 411.

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Weight 2 kg