An Historical and Geographical Account of the Morea, Negropont, and the Maritime Places, as far as Thessalonica.
Author: Coronelli, P.M. (Vincenzo Maria) Year: 1687 Edition: First edition Publisher: London; Matth. Gillyflower Category: Europe Price: € 1,575.-
Contemporary calf, 8vo., pp. 8, 1-230, 1. Illustrated with 42 plates, maps and plans. The spine divided in five compartments by four raised bands.
The leather worn and rubbed with bumped corners and a little loss both at head and tail of the spine. A small wormhole from the title page up till page 26, affecting just a few letters, but not the legibility. A few pages with short closed tears, about 1 cm in length. One plate with a small restoration in the upper margin, another plate with more extensive restorations and one plate supplied in facsimile. Page 68 misnumbered 89 and page 213 misnumbered 113.
List of plates as per the plate index:
The general map of the Morea Patras Castel Tornese Navarin Modon Plain of Coron Plain of Coron with the incampments Two prospects of Coron (= 3 plates) Standard taken before Coron Horse-tails taken with the standard Calamata and the battle before it (= 2 plates) Plain of Zarnata Profil of Zarnata Height of Zarnata Plain of Chielesa Plain of Passara Mysitra or Sparta Plain of the ruins of Maina Cape of Matapan View of Malvasia Two views of Napoli di Romania Isle of Corfu Plain of Santa Maura Santa Maura with the little isles round it View of Cephalonia and the chart of the isle (= 2 plates) Fortress of Asso Isle of Zant and fortress of Zant (= 2 plates) Port of Cerigo and Plain of Cerigo (-= 2 plates) Megara Port Lion City of Athens City of Negropont The ebb and flow of the Euripus Plain of Volo The Dardanelles of Lepanto Lepanto
The original appeared the year before. This edition was translated ("Englished") by R.W. Gent.