Auction 140, Lot 411

"Chili la Terra Magellanica coll' Isola della Terra del Fuoco", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1785 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 16.3 inches
31.2 x 41.4 cm

This Italian map covers present-day Chili and Argentina with an inset of Tierra del Fuego and the Straits of Magellan. There is good detail of topography, rivers and place names. Decorated by a simple scroll title cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Wide margins on watermarked paper with several extraneous creases and a light damp stain at lower left and right.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $95

Closed on 5/23/2012

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