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Auction 118, Lot 453

"Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de Ses Isles…", Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 12.5 inches
44.5 x 31.8 cm

Finely engraved map covering U.S. and Mexican coastlines, Central America, northern South America and all of the islands of the West Indies, including the names of some very small ones. The map is filled with great coastal detail and many place names. This lovely chart is adorned with a garland style title cartouche, a fleur-de-lys, and rhumb lines.


Condition: B

Light damp stain at the top, just into map. 1'' horizontal tear across centerfold at the top of the map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/6/2007