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  WORLD 
 World & Continent Sets 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Set of three world maps in Coronelli's unique style]
Planisfero del Mondo Nouvo...; Planisfero de Mondo Vecchio; Ævi Veteris... Anno Domini MDCLXXXVIIIII. Venice, c.1690. Three sheets, each c.460 x 620mm.
Three hemispherical maps: the East and West Hemispheres and the Ancient World, all within finely engraved borders showing the Zodiac. Among the points of interest are California as an island, the huge island of Jesso reaching almost to California, and parts of New Zealand.
[Ref: 13934]    £4,500.00 ($5,940 • €5,040 rates)


  AMERICA 
 Canada 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [17th century map of Newfoundland and Eastern Canada]
Canada Orientale nell'America Settentrionale... Venice, c.1690. 460 x 600mm.
The Gulf of the St Lawrence in Coronelli's unique style. Both Nova Scotia and Newfoundland are depicted inaccurately, but more care has been taken with the Grand Banks, with detailed depth readings to help the all-important fishing industry there.
[Ref: 13564]    £650.00 ($858 • €728 rates)


 West Indies 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Hispaniola]
La Spagnuola. Venice, c.1696. 230 x 300mm, set in text.
Hispaniola, from the 'Isolario'.
[Ref: 7853]    £300.00 ($396 • €336 rates)


 South America 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [An impressive two-sheet Italian map of South America]
America Meridionale. Venice, c.1691. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total c.605 x 880mm. A few small repairs.
Highly decorative two-sheet map, with two large cartouches and many pumas, elephants and cannibals spread over the map surface.
[Ref: 10535]    £2,650.00 ($3,498 • €2,968 rates)


  ASIA 
 Japan 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [An 17th century Italian map of Japan]
Isola del Giapone e Penisola di Corea. Venice, 1696. 460 x 615mm.
A fine map of Japan & Korea, in typical Coronelli style, published in his 'Isolario'. The large title cartouche features the symboll of the Society of Jesus and a dedication to Father Fontaine of the Jesuits. In the sea between Japan and Korea is a vignette of a boat described as a Japanese vessel capable of crossing the 220 French miles between Osaka and Nagasaki in twelve days: Coronelli had copied this from Montanus, who had mis-attributed a Korean ship. WALTER: 43.
[Ref: 17612]    £2,200.00 ($2,904 • €2,464 rates)


 Indonesia 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [The Moluccas]
Le Molucche... Venice, c.1690. 225 x 310mm, set in a page of text.
With an ornate title cartouche.
[Ref: 7628]    £220.00 ($290 • €246 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [A 17th Century Venetian map of Indonesia]
Isole dell'Indie divise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda. Venice, c.1696. Coloured. 460 x 620mm. Narrow margin top right,.
The East Indies, centred on Borneo, but showing Formosa south to northern Australia and the Andeman Islands east to New Guinea. The title cartouche is a banner held up by putti with wings and fish-tails swimming bottom left. It was published in Coronelli's 'Isolario'; in the text on verso is a partial gore sheet of the Malay Peninsula and Indochina.
[Ref: 7401]    £2,000.00 ($2,640 • €2,240 rates)


 Arabia 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Globe Gore of the Arabian Sea]
[Arabian Sea.] Venice, 1696. Circa 280 x 280mm, set in text.
Originally engraved to be pasted onto a globe in 1688, this edition was printed with a text underneath it. It shows the Arabian Sea from Oman to Sri Lanka, with a roundel with a text describing how to sail from Goa to Madagascar and the Cape of Good Hope. Under the map and on verso is an Italian text.
[Ref: 7609]    £280.00 ($370 • €314 rates)


  AUSTRALASIA 
 Australia 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [A pair of 17th Century globe gores showing Australia]
[Two gore sheets from an 47cm diameter terrestrial globe, showing central and eastern Australia, dedicated to William III.] Venice, 1697. Two plates, each (at most) 125 x 335mm. Faint double image.
Two globe gores, designed to be pasted onto a globe 46cm (18") in diameter. The left sheet shows central Australia with a vignette of natives hunting whales with spears; the right sheet show western Carpentaria and Tasmania, with the coast of New South Wales left blank, being unknown to Europeans for another 70 years. A wreath contains a dedication to William III, king of Great Britain, dated 1696. The sheets were published in Coronelli's very scarce 'Libro dei Globi', a collection of gore sheets of globes of different sizes.
[Ref: 17936]    £4,250.00 ($5,610 • €4,760 rates)


 New Zealand 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Tasman's depiction of the coast of New Zealand]
Nouva Zelanda, ò Terra Degli Stati, detta dagl'Hollandesi Het Niew Zelandt. Venice, 1696. Plate size 120 x 165mm, set in text.
This is the earliest printed map dedicated to New Zealand, although the information dates back to Tasman in 1642. Showing from the Island of Three Kings to Cape Clippage, it was published seventy years before the arrival of Captain Cook. This plate was created to to print a globe gore (i.e. to be pasted onto a globe), which accounts for the tapering longitude lines. It seems that the plate then got damaged, as it has been trimmed and new borders engraved for an edition of Coronelli's Isolario, set within an Italian text description.
[Ref: 18093]    £1,280.00 ($1,690 • €1,434 rates)


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