Oceania Sulla Projezionee de Mercatore.


Title:
Oceania Sulla Projezionee de Mercatore.
Date:
C1836
Mapmaker:
Bartolomeo Borghi (1750-1821)
Image Size:
220mm x 320mm (8.66" x 12.6")
Condition:
In good condition, with folds as issued.
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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Stock Number:
PI 1836 BORGHI (NOGY) (C029)
Description:
Scarce Italian map of the Pacific dated 1836, showing Australia with a complete south coast and using historical nomenclature.

From Borghi's, Atlante generale dell'ab.

Biography:

Bartolomeo Borghi (1750-1821)

Borghi was an Italian geographer born in 1750 at Monte del Lago, a small village in the municipality of Magione, in the province of Perugia.

A passionate scholar of geography, in 1770 he wrote Geographical, Physical and Natural Geography of Lake Trasimeno and in 1791 published in the acts of the Etruscan Academy of Cortona Dissertation over the ancient geography of Etruria, Umbria and Piceno. He was made a member of the Cortona and Royal Academy of Florence.

He published his General Atlas of Ab.Bartolommeo Borghi, in Florence in 1819. The atlas, accompanied by brief historical, political, civil and natural descriptions.

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