Auction 145, Lot 251

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

Subject: Pensacola, Florida

Period: 1673 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 7.2 inches
26.2 x 18.3 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

Issued folding, now pressed, with wide margins and remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/12/2013

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