Auction 150, Lot 393

Coronelli Globe Gore Showing the Northeast Coast of the United States

"[Untitled - Globe Gore of the Atlantic Ocean]", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11 x 18 inches
27.9 x 45.7 cm

This large, attractive globe gore of the Atlantic Ocean includes considerable coastline detail along the northeastern seaboard of North America, the West Indies and the northern coast of South America. The map shows both the northern and southern sailing routes to Europe, a fishing vessel off the coast of New England, two rowboats, and a group of manatees.

Vincenzo Coronelli was a Franciscan priest and renowned mathematician and cartographer. He was appointed official Cosmographer to the Venetian Republic in 1685 and founded the world's earliest geographic society, L'Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with minor soiling at bottom and a few minor printer's creases.

Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 9/17/2014

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