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Other 16th-century conflicts

Contemporary maps of 10 sixteenth-century wars

RCIN 721023

  • Watermark: Pascal lamb in circle [on print] [see Woodward nos 46-50]

    Watermark: Cross in circle, three-pointed crown above, the initials [AD] below [on backing paper]

    Condition: one fold line; cropped to the edge of image, no platemarks visible; the print has become detached from the mount along bottom edge; a pressure mark is present along the edges of the mount from a mounted item which was placed above/below this item in a former collection

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    C. Gomart, ‘Siège et bataille de Saint-Quentin en 1557’, [Extrait des Archives du Nord], Valenciennes, 1850. [BL 9210.d.9.(4.).]

    F.B. Salvadori, Carte, piante e stampe storiche delle raccolte Lafreriane della Bibliotea nazionale di Firenze, Indici e Cataloghi Nuova Serie XI, Rome 1980, no. 146

    M. McDonald, The Print Collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo. Part II, Architecture, Topography and Military Maps, 3 vols, London 2019, cat. no.2656

    R.V. Tooley, ‘Maps in Italian atlases of the sixteenth century, being a comparative list of the Italian maps issued by Lafreri, Forlani, Duchetti, Bertelli and others, found in atlases’, Imago Mundi III, 1939, pp. 12-47, no. 506

    T. Campbell, ‘At the time of writing: a brief acount of chronograms’, The Map Collector 22, Tring 1983 pp. 48-49. This cites three works by James Hilton, published by Elliot Stock between 1882 and 1895: 1) Chronograms 5000 and more in number excerpted from various authors and collected at many places. 2) Chronograms continued and concluded. 3) Chronograms collected – more than 4000 in number. See also, the entry for ‘Chronogramme’ in Larousse Grand Dictionnaire Universel du XIXe siècle, Paris 1869

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  • 14 March 2024