Venice: Vincenzo Coronelli, 1696. unbound. Map in two sheets. Uncolored engraving. Each image measures 23.75" x 17.57" very good(+).
Map of France in two sheets in great detail. Two tables list the royal chronology and the province names. Includes many coats of arms and an ornate architectural cartouche. Many place names are listed in Latin, contemporary French and Italian. A beautiful dark impression with text in Italian. Text and additional views on verso. Published by Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), a Venetian map and globe maker. He obtained his Doctor of Theology in 1673 in Rome and became the cosmographer to the Republic of Venice in 1684. Minor offsetting and a tear to centerfold edge. Minor stain to right edge.