Auction 137, Lot 129

"Parte Orientale del Canada, Nuova Scozia Settentrionale, e Parte di Labrador", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Canada

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo…

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm

This map is one sheet of the Italian version of Mitchell's seminal map of the British Dominions in North America that Zatta issued in 12 sections with the whole titled "Le Colonie Unite dell' America Settentrle." The map covers part of New Brunswick, Anticosti Island and the St. Lawrence River, and depicts the navigational route from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Quebec.

References: Kershaw #1012.

Condition: A

Wide margins on watermarked paper with original outline color, and a few light pencil marks in blank margin.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/14/2011