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Town Views by Francesco Valegio

RICHARD NICHOLSON of CHESTER

A WORLD OF ANTIQUE MAPS AND PRINTS

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THE CARTOGRAPHER

FRANCESCO VALEGIO

Francesco Valeso or Valegio was an engraver and publisher working in Venice. Working with Martino Tota they produced a work in 1595 Raccolta di le lui illustri et famose città di tutto il mondo. It contains some 255 plates being miniature bird's eye views of cities throughout the world based on the plates in Civitates Orbis Terrarum by George Brain and Franz Hogenberg. There are seven plates of English cities

  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Chester
  • Edinburgh
  • London
  • Norwich

More Information to Come

AN ANTIQUE MAP OR PRINT MAKES THE PERFECT GIFT

RICHARD NICHOLSON of CHESTER

Stoneydale
Pepper Street
Christleton
Chester
CH3 7AG

Telephone
01244 336004

International
44 1244 336004

email:
richard@antiquemapscom

Richard Nicholson

I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

Town Views by Francesco Valegio

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