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Vincenzo CORONELLI (Venezia 1650 - 1718)
Regno di Inghilterra
1690. "Decorativa e ricercata carta tratta dal celebre ""Corso Geografico Universale"" del Coronelli arricchita da due bellissimi cartigli con i titoli e da grande inserto con la mappa completa delle Isole Britanniche. . Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione." "Nice example of Coronelli's attractive and beautifully engraved map of England and Wales. England is divided within the boundaries of the seven ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, and some alternative place names are given (marked with an asterisk) based on Ptolemaic or other classical sources such as Tacitus and Bede."" (Shirley) An inset of the British Isles is included in the upper sheet. Copperplate, with fine later hand colour, good condition."
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [Italy]
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