Auction 115, Lot 127

"Il Paese de Selvaggi Outauacesi e Kilistinesi Intorno al Lago Superiore", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Colonial Great Lakes and Florida and Bahamas

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 12 inches
41.9 x 30.5 cm

This is one sheet of Zatta's version of John Mitchell's epic map. The whole map was titled "Le Colonie Unite dell' America Settentrle" and was published as a set of twelve individual maps. This sheet depicts Lake Superior, based on the Bellin model, as it appeared on Mitchell's twelve sheet map. A large inset "Supplemento alla Florida Orientale" shows the tip of southern Florida and the Bahamas.

References: Sellers and Van Ee #163; Kershaw #980.

Condition: A

Original color. One tiny spot, still very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/21/2006

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