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Auction 123, Lot 376

"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 12.75 inches
44.5 x 32.4 cm

Jean Lattre's fine engraving style is evident on this map covering the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, northern South America and all of the islands of the West Indies, including the names of some very small ones. The coastal areas show great detail. Lovely garland style title cartouche, a fleur-de-lys, and rhumb lines make this a very attractive chart.


Condition: B

Wide, original margins and crisp impression on bright paper. A couple spots and light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/20/2008