Lot 33: CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA. Two engraved gores picturing Japan,
December 6, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA. Two engraved gores picturing Japan, 470x295 mm greatest dimensions, wide margins; one hand-colored at a later date, the other uncolored; scattered minor foxing; matted. Venice, circa 1695
Notes: The uncolored gore pictures a large portion of China, the Korean peninsula and a portion of Japan. The colored gore shows a portion of Japan and Terra de Iesso (De Companijs Landt on earlier maps). The gores which are formatted for a 42" globe were issued in an atlas and were never really intended for use on a terrestrial globe. Walter 44.