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Stock# 56278
Description

Nice example of Rizzi Zannoni's fine early Plan of Naples and vicinity, engraved by Giuseppe Guerra and published in Naples in 1790.

The map is a marvelous blend of engraving artistry and topographical detail, capturing the rugged topography surrounding the city of Naples, a finely executed town plan and waterfront harbor and other meticulous details.  

On either side of the map image, an detailed key locates important places, Universities, Music Conservatories, Schools, Major Squares, Churches, Chapels,  Monstaries, Convents, Women's Cloisters, etc.

The decorative border includes the names of numerous noble familes of Naples.

The cartouche includes an elaborate scene paying tribute to Naples powerful position in commerce, science and nautical history.