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Modo de pescare ni Notte tempo nelle Coste della Guinea.
Modo de pescare ni Notte tempo nelle Coste della Guinea. Canoe, ó Barche praticate dagli Habitante della Guinea.
[Venice, c.1691.]
Copper engraving with very large margins, printed from three plates. Total 440 x 270mm (17¼ x 10½").
Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border: night fishing in Guinea and an example of Guinean canoes (including one carrying cattle). This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'. Coronelli (1650-1718), was Official Cartographer to both Louis XIV of France and the Doge of Venice, as well as being Father General of the Franciscan order.
[Ref: 30331]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A. Galera di Goa practicate dagli Portoghesi per transportare le Merci, e per guerreggiare.
A. Galera di Goa practicate dagli Portoghesi per transportare le Merci, e per guerreggiare. B. Barche Pescareccie di Goa, e di Cochin. A, Naviglio del Giappone detto Fayfena. B. Barca Chinese...
[Venice, c.1691.]
Copper engraving printed from three plates, with very large margins. Total 440 x 270mm (17¼ x 10½").
Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border: a merchant's boat and a fishing boat, both of Goa; and the Japanese emperor's barge, a Chinese Junk and two Chinese river boats. This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'. Coronelli (1650-1718), was Official Cartographer to both Louis XIV of France and the Doge of Venice, as well as being Father General of the Franciscan order.
[Ref: 30329]   £160.00  
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Barche Differenti praticate dalli Giapponesi sopra gli Fiumi.
Barche Differenti praticate dalli Giapponesi sopra gli Fiumi. A. Caracole, ó Caracore usate dagli Habitanti di Bantan, e di Fernati. B. Barche praticate da quelli Giava.
[Venice, c.1691.]
Copper engraving with very large margins, printed from three plates. Total 440 x 270mm (17¼ x 10½").
Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border: river boats of Japan and general boats of Java. This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'. Coronelli (1650-1718), was Official Cartographer to both Louis XIV of France and the Doge of Venice, as well as being Father General of the Franciscan order.
[Ref: 30330]   £160.00  
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Onde formate dalla Voragine di Moskestrom. Voragine di Moskestrom.
Onde formate dalla Voragine di Moskestrom. Voragine di Moskestrom.
[Venice, c.1691.]
Copper engraving with very large margins, printed from three plates. Total 440 x 270mm (17¼ x 10½").
Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border, a view and a map of the Moskstraumen, a series of currents and whirlpools around the island of Moskoe in the Lofoten archipelago, Norway. Its popular name, 'maelstroom' (a Nordic word derived from the Dutch combination of malen (to grind) and stroom (stream), was introduced into the English language by Edgar Allan Poe through his short story 'A Descent into the Maelström', 1841', which exaggerated the whirlpool effect. This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'. Coronelli (1650-1718), was Official Cartographer to both Louis XIV of France and the Doge of Venice, as well as being Father General of the Franciscan order.
[Ref: 31977]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Trombe Di Mare. Gli Marinari Per Inveterato Costume Fanno In Certi Passaggi Una Cerimonia Chiamato Battesimo...
Trombe Di Mare. Gli Marinari Per Inveterato Costume Fanno In Certi Passaggi Una Cerimonia Chiamato Battesimo...
[Venice, c.1691.]
Copper engraving with very large margins, -printed from three plates. Total 440 x 270mm (17¼ x 10½").
Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border: six sea-spouts; and a scene of sailors 'baptising' a new recruit making a new passage. This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'. Coronelli (1650-1718), was Official Cartographer to both Louis XIV of France and the Doge of Venice, as well as being Father General of the Franciscan order.
[Ref: 30332]   £160.00  
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Repubblica di Venezia P. II.
Repubblica di Venezia P. II.
[by Vincenzo Coronelli.]
[Venice, c.1670.]
Engraving. 130 x 180mm (5¼ x 7") Old ink numeral in the margin.
A decorative half-title from one of Coronelli's smaller format works, featuring the Venetian Lion, wings spread and sword in paw. Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718) was official cartographer of the Republic of Venice, and many of his publications glorified their achievements.
[Ref: 41451]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Guglielmo III Re Della Gran Bertagna, et.
Guglielmo III Re Della Gran Bertagna, et.
Serie Cronolgica di molte tra le Attioni piu cospicue di S.M.B. raccolte dal P.Cosmografo Coronelli.
[Venice, c.1690.]
Engraving, 360 x 270mm. Repaired tear.
Oval portrait of William III surrounded by a garland with events of his reign chronicled on the leaves.
[Ref: 1387]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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