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Auction 161, Lot 405

"Isole nelle Piagge della Nuova Spagna...", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Central America

Period: 1695 (published)

Publication: Isolario

Color: Hand Color

11 x 9.3 inches
27.9 x 23.6 cm
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This beautifully engraved globe half-gore, or calotte, was created for one of Coronelli's largest globes, a 3.5 foot terrestrial globe. The gore shows the region from southern Mexico and the Yucatan, through Central America, part of Colombia, and extending to Jamaica and Cuba. Inland detail is limited, as Coronelli is well known for making a concerted effort to delineate only verified discoveries. On a full sheet of Italian text measuring 13.9 x 19.1".

References: Kapp (MCC-103) #26; Shirley (BL Atlases) T-CORO-13a.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with light soiling and some show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/8/2017