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Antique Books, Prints and Photography

Cambi’s department that curates the books, prints and photography auctions begins its activity in 2004, year in which the experts start to evaluate and include artworks to be included in the auction catalogues with a certain regularity, representing a landmark for collectors in Italy and Wordwide.

Cambi’s auctions of books, prints and photography offers artworks such as limited run and first edition books, prints and antique ligatures, valuable books, manuscripts, rare illustrated editions, incunables, literature, scientific and law paper works, astronomy and cartography books, artistic and historical prints and geographical works.  

Among the most important sales of Cambi’s Department of books, prints and photography can be remebered the manuscript of Cesare Francesco Cassini (1738) sold for € 54,000, the extraordinary typographic monument “Somma delle conoscenze geografiche maturate tra la fine del medioevo e il Rinascimento” signed by Abrahmi Orteli dating from 1601 – sold for € 38,000 and, least but not last, a first edition of Alessandro Manzoni’s masterpiece “I Promessi Sposi” (1825 - 1827), sold for €19,000. 
Auctions of 'Antique Books, Prints and Photography'
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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista ( Mogliano Veneto, 1720 - Venezia, 1778) Diciannove tomi dell'opera incisa, contenenti un migliaio di acqueforti. Seconda [..]
€ 200.100,00
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(Cesare Francesco Cassini) Description de la France
€ 67.600,00
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Duval Cartes de geographie
€ 35.100,00
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Giolfi, Antonio - Torricelli, Giuseppe - Guidotti, Gian Lorenzo - Rivi [..]
€ 26.350,00
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Alessandro Manzoni I Promessi Sposi
€ 23.850,00
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Giovanni Domenico Cassini - Giacomo Filippo Maraldi Pensées astronomiq [..]
€ 22.600,00
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Blaeu, Johannes - Mortier, Pierre Nouveau theatre d'Italie ou descript [..]
€ 22.600,00
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Blaeu, Willem & Jan Novum Theatrum Pedemontii et Sabaudie sive accurat [..]
€ 20.725,00
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Duval Cartes de geographie
€ 18.850,00
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Blaeu Johan Nouveau Theatre Du Piemont Et de La Savoye. Ou description exacte de leurs villes, palais, èglises, et principaux èdifices, etc. La Haye, [..]
€ 17.600,00
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(Giuridica Manoscritti)
€ 14.475,00
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Claes Jansz Vooght - Portolano Olandese dei Mari del Nord e del Medite [..]
€ 13.850,00
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Luigi Rossini Le antichità romane, raccolta delle più interessanti del [..]
€ 12.600,00
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Sacrobosco Giovanni Spaerae [!] mundi compendium foeliciter inchoat. N [..]
€ 12.600,00
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Pieter Bruegel il Vecchio. Petrus Von Merica(Pieter van der Heyden) da [..]
€ 11.975,00
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Amman Jost (Zurigo, 1539-Norimberga, 1591) Les quater parties du monde
€ 11.975,00
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Visscher, Nicolai (De Wit-Blaeu-Janssonius etc) Atlas Minor sive geogr [..]
€ 10.725,00
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Lotter, Tobia Conrado Atlas Novus Sive Tabulae Geographichae Totius Or [..]
€ 10.100,00
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Piranesi Giovanni Battista (Venezia 1720- Venezia 1778) Le antichità r [..]
€ 10.100,00
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Piranesi Giovanni Piranesi Ioannis Baptistae Piranesii antiquariorum r [..]
€ 10.100,00
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Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:47:33 +0000
Design Loves Milan – A Charity Auction to support Hospital Luigi Sacco in Milan
The fundraising online auction is a charity initiative spearheaded by creative agency Mr. Lawrence in collaboration with the auction house. The lots on sale feature contemporary [..]
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 14:38:00 +0000
Casa di Fantasia: a milestone in Ponti’s ouvre
  All the lots on cambiaste.com The Casa di Fantasia     “My solution for this small home was a reversible play on inlays and visions so that when you look [..]
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:22:21 +0000
Lenci: History of an Italian Manifacture
The story of the illustrious Turinese doll and ceramics manufacture     The beginnings and success     The brand “Ars Lenci” was registered n Turin [..]