Catalog Archive
Auction 106, Lot 120

"L'Acadia, le Provincie di Sagadahook e Main, la Nuova Hampshire, la Rhode Island, e Parte di Massachusset e Connecticut", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Canada & United States

Period: 1778 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 12.5 inches
42.4 x 31.8 cm
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This map of New England and Nova Scotia is part of Zatta's version of John Mitchell's seminal map of 1755. It was published in his Atlante Novissimo and also included in the Italian edition of Abbe Raynal's Storia dell' America Settentrionale. It provides nice detail of the early settlements and roads with the adjacent fishing banks.

References: Kershaw #796; McCorkle #778.8; Sellers and Van Ee #163.

Condition: B

Crisp impression and original color. Centerfold darkened, toned with pastel.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $230

Closed on 3/3/2004