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First State of Duchetti's Rare View of Rome -- Based Upon The View of Mario Cartaro in 1575

Rare separately published map of the environs of Rome, published  by Claudio Duchetti.

The map is oriented with East at the top and includes a key locating over 100 important places.

The outer walls and gates are well ilustrated, as is the the still relatively underdeveloped region of the Vatican City. 

The map is based upon an earlier plan by Mario Cartaro, published in 1572.  

Rarity and States

State 1:  Duchetti and Brambilla imprint, 1582.

State 2:  Brambilla only, 1590.

State 3:  Orlandi imprint, 1602

Bifolco locates 3 examples of the first state (Getty Museum, BnF, Vatican Apostolic Library)