Auction 165, Lot 241

"Piano del Porto, e Degli Stabilimenti di Pensacola", Pazzi, Giuseppe

Subject: Pensacola, Florida

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Gazzettiere Americano...

Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 7.1 inches
26.2 x 18 cm

This scarce Italian edition is a very detailed plan of the port and harbor of Pensacola. It features soundings, anchorages, rivers, etc, and extends to show most of Isola de Santa Rosa. With several early coastal place names. A few rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis add to the elegant composition. Two distance scales lie below title. Engraved by Giusepe Pazzi and drawn by Violante Vanni under the direction of Gio. Tommaso Masi, and published by Marco Colterllini.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened, on a clean, bright sheet with wide margins. There is faint offsetting from an opposing page of text, only visible in the blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/15/2017