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CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. Kerkyra. "Isoladi Corfu" Venice CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. 1708
Copper engraved map of Corfu from CORONELLI's " Memorie istoriografiche de' regni della Morea ( ." Modern hand colour, verso blank. Good Impression. folds; mounted and hand coloured.

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria (1650-1718).
Franciscan monk, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, famous for his globes and also the "Atlante Veneto-Isolario" 1690-96 and the"Corso Geografico Universale"of 1692-97 to name the most important of the some 140 books he published.
In his home city he founded the very first geographical society, the Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti. He also held the position of Cosmographer of the Republic of Venice. Later six volumes of the Biblioteca Universale Sacro-Profana were published by Coronelli. This was a kind of encyclopedia, its compiled entries were ordered alphabetically.
Coronelli died at the age of 68 in Venice, having created hundreds of maps in his lifetime.
Zacharakis:1043/709. 132 by 175mm (5ΒΌ by 7 inches). page size:173x235mm.   ref: 2901  €250

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