Coronelli: Karibik – Kuba – Antillen
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Cuba – Antilles – Caribbean – America
Title: „Isola Antili, La Cuba, La Spagnouola, Descritte e Dedicate Dal Padre Maestro Coronelli, Lettore, e Cosmografo della Serenissima Republica di Venetia All`Illustrissimo S. Sebastiano Bernardi fu dell Ecc. S. Francesco.“
Beautiful map depicting the Caribbean with all its islands. A part of the coastline of Florida, the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), Parts of the coastal areas of Columbia and Venezuela and the Antilles from Cuba to Trinidad.
Copper engraving on handmade paper, verso: blank, by cartographer and publisher Vicenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718), from the atlas „Isolario“, Venice c. 1690
Print size: 26 cm x 43,5 cm
Decorative map, nuancend print in very good condition.
Vincenco Coronelli (1650-1718), was a monk of the Conventual Franciscans in Venice and was later appointed as Father General of the Franciscan order. He founded the first geographical society “Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti” in 1680. He was a well-known cosmographer, cartographer and publisher especially famous for his atlases and globes.