SESTI, Giovanni Battista. Piante, delle cittá, piazze, e castelli fortificati in questo stato di Milano. Milan: per l'Agnelli scultore e stampatore, [22 April 1718]. 4° (265 x 210mm). Engraved title-vignette, folding map, folding plan and 22 fortification plans (10 of which with partial hand-colouring depicting waterways in green), each with facing letterpress leaf and, on the verso, a letterpress key within an elaborate engraved border. (Two very small wormholes to title, one to vignette, top margin and top of fore-edge cut away and repaired with old paper, folding plan bound in upside down and with 100mm tear without loss, key to verso of G1 printed in error upside down, gathering, light soiling and staining, heavier to fore-edge and into images of gatherings Q-Y, gathering Y slightly proud with fore-edge frayed.) Contemporary card wrappers (covers with minor worming, extremities rubbed and lightly stained).
A later edition of this work, with detailed plans of the fortifications of the cities in the Province of Milan.