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(AUCTIONS) 15 CORONELLI, V.M. Isola di Madagascar 163

Description: CORONELLI, V.M.
Title: Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .
Published in: Venice, 1690

Size: 23.6 x 17.7 inches.
60.0 x 45.0 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Good and dark impression. Good margins. Paper slightly age-toned.
Condition Rating

Decorative and highly detailed map of Madagascar, including 2 decorative cartouches and other embellishments.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, the world's first geographical society (1680).
He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day.
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