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284 PTOLEMY, C. Tabula X Europa. [Greece.] Lyon, M. Servetus, 1535. Wood block print. Professional repair of tears along center fold and lower left corner, hardly notable. Latin text on verso. 312 x 430 mm.
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¤ Ptolemaic map of Greece after Waltseemüller. - Karrow, 28/11.




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285 CORONELLI, V.M. Peloponneso, hoggidi Morea,. . . Venice, ca. 1696. Very good condition. A few marginal small brown spots on recto and verso of map. Some discolouration along center fold due to binders slip. 454 x 600 mm.
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¤ A beautiful and flamboyantly engraved large-scale map of Morea, who was in 1683 invaded by the Venetians. The map carries a dedication to Marcello Sacchetti, ambassador from the Knights Hospitallers to Pope Innocent XI.
On verso Italian letter press text and a plan of "Navarino Vecchio, e Nuovo aquistati del Serenissimo Morosini in Giugno 1686".
The map is the product of the late 17th century Venetian cartographer, Vincenzo Coronelli.
A decorative title cartouche appears bottom left.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice.
He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day. Zacharakis, 675.




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