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Auction 163, Lot 44

"Carta della Parte della Costa Nord-Ouest dell' America...", Rossi, Luigi

Subject: Western North America

Period: 1820 (circa)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante di Geografia Universale...

Color: Hand Color

8.3 x 10.6 inches
21.1 x 26.9 cm
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This very detailed Italian chart is based on the famous Henry Roberts' chart from the Vancouver expedition. It shows the route beginning just south of San Diego, proceeding though Nuova Albione, Nuova Giorgia, Nuova Hanovre, Cornouaglies, Nuova Norfolk, to Cook Inlet and Kodiak Island in Alaska. Large circular title block.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #739-39.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a sheet with a "Bortolo" watermark, binding holes at far left, and a faint damp stain that enters the image at left and bottom.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/14/2017