Coronelli's map of Southeast Asia with the northern part of Australia, centred around Borneo. Verso a smaller map (22x28cm) of the adjoining western region up to Ceylon with Malaysia at centre. Published by Coronelli in his Isolario, descrittione di tutte l'isole 1696 in Venice.
Some occasional spotting, light browning around centrefold, small repaired wormtrack right to lower centrefold. A very good copy.
Vincenzo Coronelli, a Franciscan priest lived most of his life in Venice and was born 1650. He was well known because of his mathematician and geographical knowledge and became the greatest Italian cartographer of the late 17th century. He published a large two volume Atlante Veneto and became Cosmographer to the Venetian Republic. He also produced large celestial and terrestrial globes. He died in 1718.
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Vincenzo Maria Coronelli: Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda.
Antique map of Northern Australia, Borneo. Printed in Venice in the year 1696.
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