"Il Padovano di Giovanni Valle Giustinopolitano di Nuova Projezione", Zatta, Antonio
Subject: Northeast Italy
Period: 1794 (dated)
Publication: Atlante Novissimo
Color: Hand Color
12 x 16 inches
30.5 x 40.6 cm
This handsome map centers on the city of Padua in northeastern Italy, depicted with a miniature bird's-eye plan. Numerous cities and towns throughout the region are also depicted with miniature castles, churches, and bird's-eye plans. Includes rivers, canals, lakes and mountains. The title is in a decorative cartouche surrounded by leaves and branches. Engraved by Giovanni Pitteri, a script engraver, and Guiliano Zuliani.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1b.
Original color on watermarked paper with full, original margins and just a hint of toning along centerfold.