Auction 129, Lot 390

"La Giammaica", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 12.3 inches
41.9 x 31.2 cm

This handsome map of Jamaica shows the 18 parishes along with towns, roads and topography. The map is from the Italian edition of Mitchell's map of the British Settlements in North America. However, this map of Jamaica is unique to the Zatta edition and is not found on any other variant of Mitchell's important map. The map is presented as a scroll-like inset within wider borders and is graced with a compass rose.

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Condition: B+

Original color with a few stray spots of color inside map at left.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/23/2009

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