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CANTELLI GIACOMO
L'America settentrionale nuovamente corretta, et accresciuta secondo le relationi pi? moderne da Guglielmo Sansone
Roma 1677 - Copper engraving, mm 390x535. Highly fascinating example in extremely decorative antique colouring of this scarce map. Showing the major rivers, mountains and cities. In top left corner a decorative cartouche, enriched with a native scene. From Il Mercurio Geografico, printed by De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli was born in Vignola, as he remarked with his signature, and was the first official cartographer of the Court of Modena, in 1685, when the Duke Francis II appointed him geographer. Very good condition with some light centerfold paper oxidation, minor marginal foxing and manuscript numbering. cartografia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini
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