Auction 110, Lot 315

"Il Chili lo Stretto Magellanico coll'Isola della terra del Fuoco", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 16 inches
31 x 40.6 cm

A finely engraved copper plate map that covers Chili and most of Argentina. Good detail of the region around Buenos Ayres and the Rio de la Plata. Santiago here is named Rioja. A large inset details Tierra de Fuego and the Straits of Magellan. Decorative scroll-style title cartouche.


Condition: B

Nice impression on hand laid paper with wide margins and watermarks. Original color. Light toning along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005