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A scarce Italian double-hemisphere world map

CANALI, Giovanni Battista.

Mappamondo overo Carta Generale del Globo Terrestre Rappresentato in due Planisferij secondo le più moderne Relazioni con aggionta di varie notizie...
Padua, 1701. Coloured. 395 x 595mm.

An uncommon map of of the world, engraved by A. Recurti and first published as part of a set with the four continents in 1699. California is shown as an island; in the North Pacific Jesso and Companies land are conjoined; and Frobisher's Strait crosses Greenland.
The upper cusp is filled with the arms of Giovanni Francesco Barbarigo (1658-1730), Bishop of Verona, surmounted by two leopards, to whom the map is dedicated. In 1730 he became a cardinal.

SHIRLEY: 594, second state of two.
Stock ID : 22419

£1,900

£1,900

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Stock Id :22419

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A scarce Italian double-hemisphere world map

CANALI, Giovanni Battista.

Mappamondo overo Carta Generale del Globo Terrestre Rappresentato in due Planisferij secondo le più moderne Relazioni con aggionta di varie notizie...
Padua, 1701. Coloured. 395 x 595mm.

An uncommon map of of the world, engraved by A. Recurti and first published as part of a set with the four continents in 1699. California is shown as an island; in the North Pacific Jesso and Companies land are conjoined; and Frobisher's Strait crosses Greenland.
The upper cusp is filled with the arms of Giovanni Francesco Barbarigo (1658-1730), Bishop of Verona, surmounted by two leopards, to whom the map is dedicated. In 1730 he became a cardinal.

SHIRLEY: 594, second state of two.
Stock ID : 22419

£1,900

£1,900

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