"Isole Azzori, o Azzoridi…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria
Period: 1690 (circa)
Publication: Atlante Veneto…
Color: Black & White
23.6 x 17.7 inches
59.9 x 45 cm
This handsome map of the Azores includes an elaborate inset bird's-eye plan of Angra enclosed in an ornate, drape-style cartouche. Detail is limited to coastal place names. The beautifully composed title cartouche features shells, coral, fish and pearls. The map exhibits the fine engraving style typical of maps from this coveted Venetian atlas.
Sharp impression with some minor stains or soiling. Top margin trimmed into border by a previous binder. Short split on top centerfold, closed on verso with archival tape.