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.
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