LIMBURG: Ducea Di Limburgo Dedicata All Illustriss.S. Gio. Battista Buceti Nobile Fiorentino, Accademico degli Argonauti etc. in Venetia 1690
Author: Vincenzo Maria CORONELLI (1650 - 1718).
Place and Year: Venice: 1692.
Technique: Copper engraving (Very Good, tiny tears in the margins of the image), image: 44,5 x 59,5 cm
The map shows the Duchy of Limburg (Limbourg) and shows parts of today's Belgium, Netherlands and Germany with Limbourg, Maastricht and Aachen.
This map was published in the atlas Corso Geographico Universale by Vicenzo Maria Coronelli. Coronelli is one of the most renovated cartographers and globe makers, active mostly in Venice. He is known by his atlases such as Atlante Veneto and Corso geografico universale, as well as by his monumental globes,made for Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Louis XIV. Coronelli’s maps are today considered as great classics of cartography.