Auction 96, Lot 61

"Primi Elementi, o Introdutione Al Corso Geografico…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1693 (published)

Publication: Epitome Cosmografica …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.7 x 18 inches
60.2 x 45.7 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.

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Condition: B

Lovely old color, which is rare for Coronelli charts. Very faint toning along fold, else very good.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/12/2001

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