Italy, Piemonte, Torino; Gabriel Bodenher - Das durch göttlichen Beystand glücklich entsetzte Turin - 1721-1750

Description
Italy, Piemonte, Torino; Gabriel Bodenher - Das durch göttlichen Beystand glücklich entsetzte Turin - 1721-1750
Uncommon plan of the fortifications of Turin in two sheets joined together

Topographic map of Turin Citadel printed on two joined sheets, from Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum by Gabriel Bodenher, published in Augsburg in 1725.
The map is embellished with a large allegorical cartouche with title and author’s signature, a small compass rose indicates the geographic orientation, with north to the right and interesting descriptive panels on the sides.
A few creases can be seen along the conjunction of the second small sheet to the right.

Lot details
Object
Townplan
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Geographical specification
Piemonte, Torino
Map maker/ publisher
Gabriel Bodenher
Map/ Book title
Das durch göttlichen Beystand glücklich entsetzte Turin
Period
1721-1750
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Uncommon plan of the fortifications of Turin in two sheets joined together
Size of the largest image
16×36 cm
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