Canada Orientalenell' America Settentrionale descritta. Vincenzo Maria MAP. CORONELLI.

Canada Orientalenell' America Settentrionale descritta.

Venice. Published by V.M.Coronelli. 1695. No Binding. Image size; 61.2x 45.2cm (24"x 17.54"), copper engravedmap, contemporary hand colouring, double line matted and beautifulcontemporary style frame, a fine attractive map.() Decorative 17thcentury mapping of Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This finemap of Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, with parts of Labradorand Nova Scotia, appeared in the 1692-94 Corso Geografico and in thesecond edition of Atlante Veneto 1695-1697. The map closely followsCoronelli and Nolin's 1689 mapping of Canada and the American coast,though is more focused on the Newfoundland and Gulf of St. Lawrenceregion. Derived from manuscript and printed sources, the map isremarkably accurate for its time. As with many of Coronelli's charts,elaborate cartouches provide decorative touches. Text concerning theGrand Banks appears at the bottom of the map, along with a note off thenortheastern shore of Newfoundland concerning Cabot's discoveries.Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, a Venetian scholar and Minorite Friar, becameone of the most celebrated map and globe makers of his era. Throughouthis industrious life he produced more than one-hundred terrestrial andcelestial globes, several hundred maps, and a wealth of cartographicpublications. . He published two atlases, the Atlante Veneto (Venice,1691) and the Isolario (1696-98), and compiled the first encyclopaediato be arranged alphabetically. Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada,#162. Armstrong From Sea to Sea, #18. Burden, The Mapping of NorthAmerica II: 698. Fine. Item #36064

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