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    A Beautiful Hand-Painted 17th Century
    Map of North America

    [Map]. [Vincenzo Maria Coronelli]. Globe Gore Map Depicting North America. [N.p., circa 1699]. Measures approximately 32.5 x 22.25 inches. Later hand-coloring with a holographic, hand-painted border around image. Mounted onto verso of another map plate, of which the center has been cut away. Additional repair is found on the verso, as well as foxing. Vertical folding crease on the center, and one large diagonal crease at upper left corner. A few edge tears on the right edge, not extending to the image. Edges browned, soiled, and slightly cockled from damp. Some pencil notation on lower left corner of image and the right corner of the lower margin; some pencil lines outlining the image. Small amounts of biopredation on the left half the image as well as the in the right margin. Very good.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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