CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA
Planisfero del mondo vecchio, descritto dal P. Coronelli, cosmographo publico. [Venice, late seventeenth-century]
Large engraved map of the eastern hemisphere (486 x 657mm.), hand-coloured, minor restoration mostly to centrefold
Detailed map found in Coronelli's comprehensive atlas Atlante Veneto. The engraving is based on the geographical knowledge presented in Coronelli's large gores of 1688. It combines: "the most up-to-date cartographical information with elegant engraving and restrained accompanying decoration" (Shirley).
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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