Auction 121, Lot 360

"La Giammaica", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Storia Dell' America Settentrionale Del Signor Abate Raynal…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 12.5 inches
42.4 x 31.8 cm

This handsome, copper engraved map is presented as a scroll. It is from Zatta's Italian version of Raynal's History of North America. The map shows the island divided into 18 parishes. It is filled with place names, mountains, rivers and roads. A large compass rose and scale of Italian miles adorn the map.

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Condition: B

A lovely impression on a strong sheet with some toning and a couple of light stains on the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007

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