Copper engraved map of the Alsace from V. M. Coronelli. Covering the Black Forest, Breisgau with the area between Rheinfelden via Basel up to Breisach.
Trimmed to plate, paperflaws in upper third backed.
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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