Auction 150, Lot 442

"La Suezia Divisa ne' suoi Regni di Nuova Projeziones", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Sweden, Finland

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo...

Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 15.8 inches
31 x 40.1 cm

This handsome and detailed Italian map shows Sweden and Finland. Political divisions, towns and cities, rivers, and lakes are depicted, and the mountainous terrain is rendered in good detail. Neighboring countries such as Norway are left blank. The title cartouche features a lovely coastal scene. Engraved by Zuliani with lettering by Pitteri.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1b.

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with wide margins, some minor soiling, and a few light spots. There is a damp stain in the upper left corner, away from map image.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/17/2014