Auction 110, Lot 307

"Il Paraguai e Parte dei Paesi Adiacenti", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: South America - Brazil and Uruguay

Period: 1785 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 15.5 inches
32.3 x 39.4 cm

A lovely map that covers Uruguay, Paraguay, and parts of Brazil and Argentina including the region from the Rio de la Plata and Buenos Ayres up the coast to Rio de Janeiro and west to the Andes. Filled with information including rivers, mountains, coastal detail, and numerous place names. The decorative title cartouche features a local sail boat.


Condition: A

Dark impression on hand laid paper with wide margins and multiple watermarks. Original coloring. Trace of toning along centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005