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Vincenzo CORONELLI (Venezia 1650 - 1718)
Scotia
1690. "Carta geografica in due fogli della Scozia tratta dal ""Isolario"" del Coronelli, come dimostra la presenza del testo al veros della carta. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione." Nice example of Coronelli's 2 sheet map of Scotland, including 4 large cartouches and table of counties, towns, etc. Two sheets conjoined, total 890 x 630mm. Highly decorative2-sheet map of Scotland in Coronelli's unique style. Each sheet has a title within a cartouche, the southern sheet a scale cartouche, the northern sheet a table of counties and towns on a hanging banner. Showns towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, islands, bays, churches and other features. One of the most decorative large format 17th Century maps of Scotland. Published for inclusion in Coronelli's stupendous 1690 Atlante Veneto.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [Italy]
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