"Il Mappamondo o sia Descrizione Generale del Globo Ridotto in Quadro", Zatta, Antonio
Period: 1774 (dated)
Publication: Atlante Novissimo
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 10.8 inches
39.4 x 27.4 cm
Attractive Italian map presented on Mercator's projection and featuring the voyages of Cook and Bougainville. Greenland is shown connected to North America and Alaska is considerably oversized. The map is decorated with a garland-style title cartouche and a nice compass rose.
Minor oxidation of old color, else clean and bright.