1691 – V. M. Coronelli – Mare Del Nord


Titles:           “Mare del Nord…Dedicato all’ Illmo. et Eccmo. Sig. il Sig Giovanni Grimani Savio di terra ferma”


Attractive Vincenzo Coronelli’s copper engraved map of North Atlantic Ocean that includes North America, the Northern coast of South America, the the west coast of Europe and parts of the Western African continent. An annotation at the top of the map attributes the discovery of America to Antonio Zena – a Venetian nobleman – who claimed to have traveled to North America around 1390.

The map comes from Vincenzo Maria Coronelli atlas “Atlante Veneto…” published in Venice, 1691.


Cartographer:            Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718)

Sheet size:                   48,0 x 65,7 cm

Year:                             1691

Technique:               copper engraving


Very good condition. Beautiful hand coloring. Watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1691 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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