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CORONELLI VINCENZO
Parte occidentale (e orientale) dell'Europa.
Venezia, 1690. Incisione in rame su due fogli separati, mm 620x900 (se unita). Scenografica carta, arricchita dai consueti ricchi cartigli, tipici del cartografo veneto. Tratta da "Atlante Veneto, principale opera di Coronelli, vulcanico religioso veneziano, che fu autore fra la fine del secolo e gli inizi del successivo di decine di importanti pubblicazioni fra cui ricordiamo il "Libro dei globi", oltre ai celebri globi costruiti per il re di Francia, "Atlante Veneto" e "Teatro della guerra"Ottimo esemplare con margini bianchi dei due fogli parzialmente reintegrate in alto ed in basso. Copper engraving, two sheets not joined but conjoinable. each mm 450x630 (total size if joned mm 900x620) engraved in the typical flamboyant Coronelli's style, colored by hand. Nice example of Coronelli's 2 sheet map of Europe, including large cartouches. Shows towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, islands, bays, churches and other features. One of the most decorative large format 17th Century maps of EuropeFrom "Corso geografico" with no text on verso. A good example with marginal restoration at top and bottom not affecting the engraved surface. The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day. Vincenzo Coronelli, in addition to being an ordined Franciscan priest who eventually became Father General of his order, was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day. He was appointed offici … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
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