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Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China
1690. Bellissimo esemplare della carta del Coronelli sulle provincie della sud-orientale, compresa tra Hainan e l'isola di Formosa (Taiwan) e centrata su Macao; la carta precede l'apparizione di Honk Kong. Carta tratta dal Isolario di Coronelli, edito a Venezia nel 1696 circa; testo descrittivo al verso. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Fine example of Coronelli's map of the provinces of x, from Coronelli's rare Isolario (with text on the back), one of the most decorative and ornate of the 17th Century. Shows Southeast China, between Hainan and Formosa (Taiwan), centered on the Pearl River Delta, showing Macao (but pre-dating the first appearance of Hong Kong), and the northern part of the island of Luzon. In the South China Seas, Coronelli illustrates five various junks and Chinese galleys. The map is further embellished with a large martial title cartouche with a Chinese wind-head. Coronelli's map exhibits in fine detail the features of the region, with a prominent display of the Great Wall of China. The cartouche also contains a dedication to Sevaroli. Venezia Venice 620 470
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