c.1690 – V. M. Coronelli – Polonia Parte Orientale

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Title:                     “Polonia Parte Orientale”​

Description:
Very rare and detailed one sheet (out of two) map of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and the western part of Ukraine, published in Venice by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli. Map shows Poland at the beginning of its decline, during the second half of the 17th Century during the reign of John III Sobieski. The map includes a number of annotations, including a reference to the fortification of the town of Kudak and a number of similar annotations near the lower Dnieper. A reference to the fortification of Kiev in the early 17th Century is shown. Series of dates showing the different countries which controlled the city of Smolensk between 1403 (Lithuania) and 1654 (Russia). First state.

The map comes from Vincenzo Maria Coronelli atlas “Corso Geografico Universale…” published in Venice, circa 1690.

Cartographer:      Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718)
Leaf size:              69,0 x 47,8 cm
Year:                   circa 1690
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Very good condition. Strong press on hand made paper.

This is an original antique map published circa 1690 and not a modern copy or reprint

 

On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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