Auction 135, Lot 260

"Piano del Porto, e degli Stabilimenti di Pensacola", Gazzettiere Americano

Subject: Pensacola, Florida

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 7 inches
25.9 x 17.8 cm

This scarce Italian edition is a very detailed plan of the port and harbor of Pensacola. It features soundings, anchorages, rivers, etc, and extends to show most of Isola de Santa Rosa. With several early coastal place names. A few rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis add to the elegant composition. Two distance scales lie below title. Engraved by Giusepe Pazzi and drawn by Violante Vanni under the direction of Gio. Tommaso Masi, and published by Marco Colterllini.

References:

Condition: A

A nice example with wide original margins and a few very faint spots, mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/16/2011

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