Asia divisa nelle sue parti secondo lo stato presente, descritta, e ...
dal P.M. Coronelli
2 maps ; 61 x 46 cm. each
This engraved two-sheet map of Asia extends from the eastern Mediterranean to Southeast Asia and parts of Australia. The mapmaker, Vincenzo Coronelli, in addition to being an ordained Franciscan priest, was also a noted mathematician and cartographer. He was appointed official Cosmographer to the Venetian Republic in 1685, a year after he founded the world's earliest geographic society, "L'Accademia Cosmagrafica degli Argonauti" in the same city.
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