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del sig. Guglielmo de l'Isle ; volume primo[-secondo, et ultimo] ; al quale si premette la prima parte della Introduzione alla geografia del Sig. Sanson di Abbeville ; ove si spiegano i suoi principj, le varie maniere onde viene rappresentata, i suoi termini, e l'uso che si deve far delle carte ; a sua eccellenza il sig. cavaliere Pier Andrea Capello, eletto ambasciadore della sereniss. Repubblica di Venezia, alla sacro imp. maestà di Carlo VI.

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Author: L'Isle, Guillaume de
Other Names: Albrizzi, Giovanni Battista, | Tirion, Isaak, | Piazzetta, Giovanni Battista, | Giampiccoli, Giuliano, | Polanzani, Francesco, | Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, | Smith, Joseph, | Garrick, David,
Published: In Venezia : Della stamperia di Giambattista Albrizzi q. Girol., MDCCXL[-MDCCL][1740-1750]
Topics: Atlases - Early works to 1800. | Historical geography - Early works to 1800.
Genres: Atlases (Geographic) - Italy - Venice - 18th century. | Hand coloring.
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Author: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Physical Description: 1 atlas (2 volumes), [78] leaves of plates (most folded) : maps ; 37 cm (folio)
Notes: Engraved half-titles (frontispieces): Atlante novissimo del sig.r Guglielmo de L'Isle.
Pagination: Vol. 1: [16], 59, [1] pages, [34] leaves of plates; vol. 2: [12], 79, [1] pages, [44] leaves of plates.
Leaves of plates are double leaves.
Title-pages printed in red and black.
Signatures: Vol. 1: a⁸ A-F⁴ G⁶; vol. 2: pi⁴ 3[dagger]² A-V².
Vol. 1: Leaf E2 mis-signed as B2; variant has signature a signed as b.
Some maps bear name of Isaak Tirion of Amsterdam (vol. 1: maps [2], [16], [26], [27], [31], [32], [33], [34] (more in variant edition); vol. 2: map [5]); vol. 1: First leaf of plates signed "G. Batta Piaceta inventor, Guliano [sic] Giampicoli sculp"; vol. 1: map [26] signed: F. Polanzani scul.; vol. 1: engraved head-piece on leaf A1r signed: Piazetta inv., Catti[na del.?] 28.
Title ornaments; initials; engraved head-pieces (one incorporating arms of Capello, another the arms of Colalto-Capello); tail-pieces.
Both copies: Plates are hand-colored.
Q. 912 L68a: University of Illinois bookplate: "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921".
Q. 912 L68a: Hand-colored map of Umbria, with the territories of Perugia and Orvieto, signed "G. Zuliani inc. : G. Pitteri scr." (Venezia: Presso Antonio Zatta, 1783), removed to item folder; "Descrizione della carta di Cadice," including a hand-colored map of the Bay of Cádiz, ([Livorno] : Presso Pietro Meucci, in Piazza d'Arme, [ca. 1820]) removed to item folder.
Q. 912 L68a cop. 2: Vol. 1: Represents signature variant.
Q. 912 L68a cop. 2: Both volumes: Engraved armorial bookplate of Joseph Smith, "British consul at Venice," on front paste-down; engraved bookplate of David Garrick, signed "I. Wood in. et sc.," on front paste-down; acquired from Schaefer, 3 January 1941; vol. 2: blue paper bookplate on front paste-down: "The gift of her father to his daughter Eva, May 1, 1843".
Acquisition made accessible thanks to a 2015-2017 grant from the Council on Libraries and Information Resources.
Other Names: Albrizzi, Giovanni Battista, 1698-1777, printer.
Tirion, Isaak, publisher.
Piazzetta, Giovanni Battista, 1682-1754, artist.
Giampiccoli, Giuliano, -1759, engraver.
Polanzani, Francesco, 1700-approximately 1783, engraver.
Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
Smith, Joseph, 1674-1770, former owner. IU-R
Garrick, David, 1717-1779, former owner. IU-R
Cavagna Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library) IU-R
Contains: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667. Introduction à la géographie.

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