Large antique sea chart of the Canary Islands and Madeira by V. M. Coronelli. The detailed map shows the Canary Islands with Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Gomera and La Palma. To the right a map of Madeira and a large view of Funchal with the harbour. Published by Coronelli in his Isolario, descrittione di tutte l'isole 1696 in Venice.
Small wormholes in the centrefold. Very good condition.
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 Canarie.
Coloured map of Madeira and the Canary Islands. Printed in Venice in the year 1696.
Spain - Portugal - Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria - Isole Canarie