Auction 101, Lot 52

"Primi Elementi, o Introdutione Al Corso Geografico…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1693 (published)

Publication: Epitome Cosmografica …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.6 x 17.8 inches
59.9 x 45.2 cm

Uncommon and very unusual chart illustrating the basic principles of geography. The main map is a double hemisphere, without landmasses, showing equator, lines of latitude and longitude, climate zones, etc. Several smaller diagrams and tables surround the spheres.

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Condition: A

Beautiful impression and bright color with watermark. Soft crease along centerfold, marginal tear just touching neatline with sound repair.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/4/2002

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