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Title: Nuova Guinea
Alternative Title: Het Niew Hollandt
Author: Coronelli, Vincenzo
Alternative Title: Het Niew Hollandt
Publication location: [Venetia]
Publisher: [Coronelli]
Publication date: 1697
Notes: Untitled part of a terrestrial globe gore (1688?) showing the northern part of Australia and part of the East Indies. Australia is titled Het Niew Hollandt o Terra di Concordia, with a note Scoperta l'anno 1618. Descriptive text headed "Nuova Olanda" on adjoining page 149. Relief shown pictorially. Arnhem Land Shown, with vignettes of elephant and reindeer, Torres Strait called Mer de Lantchidol. Atlante veneto ... V. 2. Isolario dell'Atlante veneto. Venetia, 1697. p. 148 -- NUC Pre-1956. Plate 148 from: Isolario descrittione geographico-historica, sacro-profano, antico-moderna, politica, naturale e poetica ... / Vincenzo Coronelli. Venice : Vincenzo Coronelli, 1696-1697. At head of map: Isolario del P. Coronelli. Text below and on verso; printed marginal notes. Double column text, & ornate initial.Early works. Maps. Maps Early works to 1800.Scale [ca. 1:12 200 000].
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Description / Abstract: Het Niew Hollandt. by Vincenzo Coronelli. Venice 1693. Tooley p. 209, #56, plate 136. An extremely attractive map featuring the North Coast of Australia from Terra de Witt to the base of Cape York. The inland is fancifully vignette with elephants, stags, natives, monkeys, etc. The coastline, correct for its period, contains 16 names.
Physical Description: 1 map ; 22 x 28 cm
Language: Italian
Subject: Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Indonesia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
New Guinea -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
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