Auction 125, Lot 626

"[Lot of 4 - Russia]", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Russia

Period: 1781/82 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

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Antonio Zatta was one of the leading Italian cartographers and publishers of the time, and his Atlante Novissimo was one of the most beautifully produced 18th century atlases. He drew on the work of contemporary cartographers including Robert de Vaugondy and Bellin, and developed his own distinctive elegant style. These detailed maps describe the European parts of the Russian Empire.

1) La Lapponia Russa coi Governi di Olonechoi, Carelia, Bielozero, ed Ingria (12.3 x 16").
2) Governi di Moscovia e Woronez (13 x 16.5").
3) Governo di Arcangelo, e sue Provincie nella Russia Europea (13 x 16.8").
4) La Russia Europae Divisa Ne' suoi Governi, e Provincie (12.5 x 16").

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Condition: B

Good impressions and original color. Damp stains on right centerfolds.

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/24/2008

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