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 Northern Africa 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Djerba]
Isola, e Castello di Gerbi... Venice, 1691. 225 x 305mm, set in text.
The Tunisian island of Djerba, the largest African island in the Mediterranean. The Barbary pirate Barbarossa used the island as a base for his actions against European ships. Published in the 'Isolario'.
[Ref: 7397]    £200.00 ($250 • €222 rates)

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Penon di Velez]
Penon di Velez. Venice, 1691. 130 x 170mm, set in text.
Plan of the rocky Spanish enclave in North Africa. On verso is a plan of the harbour of Goletta, with Tunis is the background. Published in the 'Isolario'.
[Ref: 7581]    £150.00 ($188 • €167 rates)

 African Islands 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [17th century map of Madagascar]
Isola di Madagascar, ò di S. Lorenzo scoperta dà Portoghesi nell'Anno 1506... Venice, c.1690. 615 x 460mm.
Large, decorative map of Madagascar, engraved in Coronelli's unique style, also showing part of the Mozambique coastline, the Comoros Islands and Reunion. Two decorative cartouches on the lower edge. The verso has Italian text and a smaller image of the island. Coronelli was a Franciscan friar; appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was also cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, which was the world's first geographical society. In addition, he was one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers of his day.
[Ref: 18685]    £550.00 ($688 • €611 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [17th Century Italian map of Scotland]
Scotia Parte Settentrionale...; Scotia parte Meridionale... Venice, c.1690. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 890 x 630mm.
Highly decorative two-sheet map of Scotland in Coronelli's unique style. Each sheet has a title within a cartouche, the southern sheet a scale cartouche, the northern sheet a table of counties and towns on a hanging banner.
[Ref: 11092]    £1,200.00 ($1,500 • €1,332 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [An unrecorded state of the Coronelli/Nolin map of Ireland]
Le Royaume D'Ireland Divisé en Provinces Sub-divisées en Comtez et en Baronies selon les Memoires de S.r Petty et autres.... Paris, Jean Baptiste Nolin, c.1690. Original colour. 610 x 470mm. Narrow right margin, with some restoration.
Coronelli's map of Ireland published in association with Nolin in Paris, dedicated to Queen Mary. This unrecorded state has Petty's name added but not Tillemon's. BONAR LAW: 33, unrecorded state between i & ii.
[Ref: 11440]    £1,000.00 ($1,250 • €1,110 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Two-sheet Map of Europe]
Parte Occidentale dell'Europa...; Parte Orientale dell'Europa... Venice, c.1690. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 615 x 895mm.
A highly decorative map of Europe in two sheets, each with its own title cartouche. On this map Nova Zemblya still has an undecided coastline and the northern reaches of Siberia are marked as "Piaggie non per anco conosciute".
[Ref: 7569]    £2,800.00 ($3,500 • €3,108 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Uncommon Nolin edition of a Map of Flanders]
La partie Meridionale des Pays Bas, Connué sous le no, de Flandre... Paris, Jean Baptiste Nolin, 1690. Faint original colour. 450 x 605mm. Repairs to centrefold.
Coronelli's map of Belgium published in association with Nolin, with a decorative title cartouche.
[Ref: 11444]    £350.00 ($438 • €389 rates)

 Eastern Europe 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [An unusual later edition of the Coronelli-Nolin map]
Le Royame de Hongrie divisé eb Haute et Basse Hongrie, avec L'Esclvonie, Subdivisees en leurs comtez. Paris, Jean Baptiste Nolin (II), 1742. Original outline colour. 445 x 595mm. Dissected and laid on canvas as issued , old ink mss. label on canvas.
Originally published by Jean Baptiste Nolin in 1687, this example was published by his son (also Jean Baptiste), with the date revised to 1742 and Nolin's collaborator Tillemon's name added to the advert. The cartouche, encloses the title, scale and advertisment for Nolin's stock, shows a Hapsburg army breaching the fortified walls of an Ottoman-held city.
[Ref: 11453]    £360.00 ($450 • €400 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [The most decorative map of Malta celebrating the Knights]
Isola di Malta, olim Melita... Venice, c.1689. Coloured. 460 x 615mm. As normal showing the ink mark of the copper plate crack at the top left, A very fine example printed on heavy paper.
Large, decorative map of Malta and Gozo, engraved in 1689 in Coronelli's unique style and published in his 'Isolario'. Surrounding the islands are 62 engraved armorials, including the Knights of Malta. On the reverse is a small plan of Valetta set in text.
[Ref: 17578]    £3,250.00 ($4,063 • €3,608 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Krk]
Isola dei Veglia. Venice, c.1690. 260 x 330mm, set in text.
The island of Krk in Primorsko, with parts of the mainland, Rab and Cres. Published in the 'Isolario'.
[Ref: 7620]    £285.00 ($356 • €316 rates)

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