Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 137

"La Parte Occidentale della Nuova Francia o Canada", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Canada

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 12.2 inches
42.7 x 31 cm

This is an important map of the region between James Bay, Lac Mistassine, Lake Huron and Montreal. The map is actually one of twelve sections comprising the Italian edition of Mitchell's landmark map of North America. This Italian edition is richly illustrated with annotations not found on the English version. It includes remarkable detail regarding towns, roads, rivers, and mountains. The boundary of the Six Nations is prominently shown.


Condition: A

Faint toning on fold, still very good.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/1/2004