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Auction 147, Lot 280

"Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de Ses Isles...", Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 12.3 inches
44.7 x 31.2 cm
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Finely engraved map covering the U.S. and Mexican coastlines, Central America, northern South America, and all of the major islands of the West Indies, also naming some very small ones. The map is filled with great coastal detail and many place names. Southern Florida here is broken into an archipelago. This lovely chart is adorned with a garland style title cartouche, a fleur-de-lys, and rhumb lines.


Condition: B

Light stains and faint spots in the image with a few damp stains and minute wormholes confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/20/2013