Superbly ornate and rare map of Malta and Gozo by Vincenzo Coronelli dated 1689. Published in Venice, the map is dedicated to Giorgio Corner, Bishop of Padua from 1643 until 1663 and a descendant of Doges of Venice. The map is richly decorated around its entire circumference with the coats of arms of the Grand Masters of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. The coats of arms are entwined with foliate decoration and ribbons containing the names and installation dates of the Grand Masters. Blank verso. A beautifully coloured example of this wonderful map in excellent condition. 44.5 cm x 59.5 cm