Modo de pescare ni Notte tempo nelle Coste della Guinea.Canoe, ó Barche praticate dagli Habitante della Guinea.
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