Auction 145, Lot 64

"Primi Elementi, o Introdutione al Corso Geografico", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1693 (circa)

Publication: Epitome Cosmografica…

Color: Black & White

Size:
23.7 x 17.8 inches
60.2 x 45.2 cm

Very unusual chart illustrating the basic principles of geography. The main map is a double hemisphere without landmasses, showing lines of latitude and longitude, climate zones, etc. The spheres are surrounded by several smaller diagrams and tables, making for a very handsome presentation.

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Condition: B+

There are a few light damp stains and a 2" tear in top right corner of image that has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2013

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