1064. [Atlas - Italy]
4 parts in 2 vol., large folio: -111- pp.; 20 (of 22) pl.,  pp.; 44 pl.,  pp.; 22 pl.,  pp.; 48 pl. (Part 1/Piedmont, missing: 1. Pedemontium, 2. Portrait of Eugene of Savoy, 3. Plan de la ville et citadelle de Turin; pl. l5 "Lagrotte" after p. 91, pl. X with coat of arms of Duke of Savoy in Part 3/Savoy, sm. defects).
Nice contemp. binding by Van Damme Bindery (Amsterdam): marbled calf, covers richly decorated with a large variety of gilt flower tools, large central gilt ornament, spines with 8 raised bands, gilt-orn. sides, mottled edges (sl. rubbed, corners bumped, sm. def. at spine, head & tail).
R. Chr. Alberts's Dutch atlas of the States of the duke of Savoy, in 4 parts. R. Chr. Alberts complemented his new town atlas of Italy with the Northern Italian states of Piedmont and Savoy. This Dutch edition has excellent dark impressions of the plates. With 4 engr. titles (3rd st. with imprint R. Chr. Alberts), coat of arms by J. Luyken, a genealogical table, 3 (of 4) portraits (Charles-Emmanuel II, Victor-Amédée II, Marie-Jeanne of Savoy-Nemours), and 134 (of 136) maps and plates, incl. large bird's-eye views of Turin, Thonon, Aosta, Biella, Mondovi and Andorno. Blaeu's map of Piedmont was replaced with the more recent "Theatre de la guerre en Piemont en Savoye & dans le Dauphiné" (Amsterdam, I. van der Kloot, 1729), from the "Histoire Militaire Du Prince Eugene De Savoye".
Ref. van der Krogt IV-1: 43:331. - Storm van Leeuwen (Dutch decorated bookbinding in the 18th c.) I:2.2.26.
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