CORONELLI, VINCENZO MARIA. 1650-1718.
Planisfero del Mondo Vecchio. WITH: Planisfero del Mondo Nuovo. Venice: 1691.
2 double-page engraved hemispheric maps, both approximately 460 x 613 mm, hand-colored with portions heightened in gold, Mondo Nuovo with two small marginal paper repairs, and light worm-trail near foot of center fold, Mondo Vecchio with 3 small marginal repairs, and two skillful larger repairs.
Two maps depicting the eastern and western hemispheres, these examples being a variant form with the signs of the zodiac illustrated. "These two world sheets ... are a worthwhile addition to any collection. They combine the most up-to-date cartographical information with elegant enraving and restrained accompanying decoration" (Shirley 548). Leighly 89; McLaughlin 105.