Auction 159, Lot 336

"Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de ses Isles Construite d'Apres les Memoires les Plus Recens...", Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1771 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.6 x 12.3 inches
44.7 x 31.2 cm

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 decorative cartouche draped with garlands, a fleur-de-lys, and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with mild toning.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2016

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