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Lo Stato della Repubblica di Genova.
By Tobias Conrad Lotter. Augsburg, c.1770.
Copper plate engraving.
Image 19 1/8 x 22 1/2" (48.7 x 57.2 cm) plus margins.
A beautifully colored and finely detailed map of Republic of Genoa with a fine view of the harbor and city below. A numbered key identifies 64 buildings and locations. Genoa was an independent state from 1005 to 1797. Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717-1777) was a German publisher and engraver. He married the daughter of a prominent map publisher, Matthaus Seutter, and upon Seutter's retirement took control of the firm, updating and republishing many of his maps.
Good condition. Tight lower margin, as issued. Nicely handcolored.