Auction 125, Lot 352

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

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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 major islands of the West Indies, also naming 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.

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Condition: B

Very good impression and original color with full, wide margins. Lightly toned at centerfold and some foxing in the Gulf of Mexico near Mexico.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/24/2008

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