"Piano della Citta, e Porto di Sant. Agostino", Masi, Gio. Tommaso
Subject: St. Augustine, Florida
Period: 1763 (published)
Publication: Gazzettiere Americano
Color: Black & White
11.4 x 7.9 inches
29 x 20.1 cm
This is a scarce and very detailed plan of the port and harbor of St. Augustine with the city shown in a simple block plan with heavy surrounding fortifications. The plan features soundings, fortifications, anchorages, rivers, etc. Map locates Fort Piccolo, Fort Negro, the battery defending the mouth of the port, a sentinel, several roads, and Native Indian cities. North is oriented to the right by a fleur-de-lys. Distance scale is in Italian miles. Engraved by Giusepe Pazzi and drawn by Viol. Vanni.
A crisp impression, issued folding with wide margins and faint offsetting from an opposing page of text, primarily confined to the blank margins.