Pages_Newes Itinerarium Italiae - Archived Posted on 11/19/202009/13/2021 Page 154.1-2: What caught my eye in this first illustration, is the form shown through the plan. Despite the fact that the sketches in this work have so far mostly shown shipbuilding, this representation felt intriguing to me as it hardly seems related to the naval world. At first glance and out of context (as shown), one would rather imagine a conference or concert hall. Only a few pages later, this construction can be found placed in its context, which will give it all the meaning it lacks of by confirming the link with the navy. Page 220.3-4 : Throughout the whole book, is striking that only very few illustrations can be found. Suddenly, a series of them appear here, up to page 225, alternating with text passages. Furthermore, the illustrations do not have page numbers, as if they had less value in comparison with the text and only served to complete this main body. Also noteworthy is the fact that most of the images in this suite, unlike the majority, seem to show building plans (more “architectural” strictly speaking), whereas, generally speaking, the emphasis is more on explanatory sketches of utilitarian objects or even naval constructions, as mentioned earlier. P.240-242: The pages above have been chosen for their large number of annotations. Although margin annotations can be found throughout the book, from pages 240 to 242 there are particularly many. This fact suggests that we are dealing here with a complexer and more important passage requiring comments and explanations for it’s better understanding or reinterpretation.