Auction 122, Lot 368

"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

This finely engraved map covers the U.S. and Mexican coastlines, Central America, northern South America and all of the islands of the West Indies, including 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+

Toned with a small spot near cartouche, and a short repaired tear in upper margin.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2007