Important Asia map of V.M. Coronelli showing southeast Asia with Australia and Japan. Many discoveries around and in Australia are described with dates, place and discoverer. The map was concept as double sheet map, this is the eastern important sheet only.
Small left margin, excellent conditions in nice colours.
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: [Asia].
Coloured map of Australia, Japan, Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice in the year 1697.
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