Auction 110, Lot 324

"Isola d'Islanda", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1692-94 (published)

Publication: Corso Geografico Universale…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 9 inches
30.5 x 22.9 cm

This finely engraved map is a reduced copy of Joris Carolus’ important map, but the nomenclature and some geographical features suggest that it was modeled on Jansson's map rather than that of Hondius/Blaeu. Some of the place names became badly distorted in the hands of the author or his engravers. This map has been trimmed from the folio sheet, which contained maps of several islands.

References: Phillips (A) #5951-167.

Condition: A

Sharp impression. Right margin has been replaced and top margin is narrow, but adequate for framing.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/2/2005

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