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CORONELLI, V. M. - Flandra parte occidentale: dedicata all'illustrissimo et eccelententissimo S. Giorgio Cocco, senatore meritissimo. . . [together with] Zelanda e Parte Orientale della Flandra. . . .

CORONELLI, V. M. -  Flandra parte occidentale: dedicata all'illustrissimo et eccelententissimo S. Giorgio Cocco, senatore meritissimo. . . [together with] Zelanda e Parte Orientale della Flandra. . . .
CORONELLI, V. M. - Flandra parte occidentale: dedicata all'illustrissimo et eccelententissimo S. Giorgio Cocco, senatore meritissimo. . . [together with] Zelanda e Parte Orientale della Flandra. . . .
Date: Venise, 1696
Size: 602 x 890 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: A few tiny worm holes in center fold. In very good condition. Dark impression. Printed on thick paper.

Description

Wall sized map of two joined sheets of Flanders, the coastline running from Calais to Zeeland in the Netherlands. Including major cities along the coast such as Dunkerque, Oostende, Cassel, Lille, Roeselare (Rouselare) and Tournai (Doornick) in Belgium.
Map extends through the Northern region in France to the cities of Douai and Vieux-Conde located at the bottom of the map.
This map is from Coronelli's atlas "Isolario Descrittione" and has intricate title cartouches and scale with scroll bordering, a crest and crown..
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.

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