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Istria by Francesco & Paolo Santini 1776-79

Francesco and Paolo Santini (c.1729-1793)

Francesco Santini, a Venetian publisher, acquired the printing plates of Vaugondy’s Atlas Universel …, a commercial and cartographic success, with widespread influence on mapmakers throughout Europe. Together with his brother Paolo, he commissioned a new set of plates and reissued the atlas in 1776. The following year, Paolo Santini assigned all his publication rights to M. Remondini, who in 1777 reissued the same atlas but with his name.

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Nouvelle Carte de L'Istrie.

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Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Italy

Old, antique map of Istria, by Paolo Santini.

Title: Nouvelle Carte de L'Istrie.

Oriented to the east.

Date of the first edition: 1780.
Date of this map: 1776-79.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 460 x 570mm (18.11 x 22.44 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Original coloured in outline, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+.

From: Atlas Universel dressé sur les meilleures cartes modernes. Venice, Remondini, 1776-79.

Francesco and Paolo Santini (c.1729-1793)

Francesco Santini, a Venetian publisher, acquired the printing plates of Vaugondy’s Atlas Universel …, a commercial and cartographic success, with widespread influence on mapmakers throughout Europe. Together with his brother Paolo, he commissioned a new set of plates and reissued the atlas in 1776. The following year, Paolo Santini assigned all his publication rights to M. Remondini, who in 1777 reissued the same atlas but with his name.