Auction 137, Lot 128

"La Parte Occidentale della Nuova Francia o Canada", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Canada

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm

This is an important map of the region between James Bay, Lake Mistassini (Lac Mistassine), Lake Huron and Montreal (named in the lower right as Monreal. The map is actually one of twelve sections comprising the Italian version of Mitchell's landmark map of North America. This Italian edition is richly illustrated with annotations not found on the English version. It includes remarkable detail regarding towns, roads, rivers and mountains. The boundary of the Six Nations is prominently shown.

References: Kershaw #981; Portinaro & Knirsch #145.

Condition: A

Original outline color with one small, unobtrusive spot at left.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2011

Archived