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Rare Antique Print-AMERICA-NORTH-SOUTH-Ferrario-Bordiga-1827
- Antique print, titled: 'L' America Setentrionale e Meridionale. ' - A map of North and South America. Original hand coloured engraving on wove paper. Description: From: 'Il Costume Antico e Moderno .' , by Giulio Ferrario, published in Milan in 21 volumes by Antonio Fortunato Stella in 1827 (first edition, second issue). The 17 volumes of the first issue were published sequentially between c. 1815/1816 until 1826 after first being issued in 143 weekly installments. The work appeared in Italian and French. Smaller size editions with smaller much less elaborate plates were published in Florence (1823-38), Naples (1831-42) and even a 16mo. editon in Livorno (1830).Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Freres Bordiga' after 'Giulio Ferrario'. Benedetto Bordiga (1766-1847) and Gaudenzio Bordiga (1773-1837) were brothers and engravers from Italy. Benedetto is known as a stipple engraver.He was a student of Giuseppe Longhi. Gaudenzio is known as a carthographer Giulio Ferrario was founder of the 'Societa Tipografica de Classici Italiani' and served as the director of the Braidense National Library in Milan, Italy. Artists that worked on this monumental work are: Gallo Gallina, D.K. Bonatti, A. Biasioli, L. Rossi, Paolo Fumagalli, Gaetano Zancon (1771-1816), G. Bigatti, C. Bramati, G. Gallo, C. Bottiglia, G. Castellini, Antonio Rancati (1784-1816), Vittorio Raineri, Sydney Parkinson, Castelli, A. Sanquirico (1777-1849), Angelo Monticelli (1778-1837), A.L. Rossins, Bottigella and others. Condition: Very good, given age. Original folds as issued. No text on rear. Right edge remargined, using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC Expo P11-41 The overall size is ca. 30.4 x 21.9 inch. The image size is ca. 29.4 x 20.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 77.1 x 55.7 cm. The image size is ca. 74.7 x 53.1 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]
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