Auction 170, Lot 255

"Piano della Citta, e Porto di Sant. Agostino", Pazzi, Giuseppe

Subject: St. Augustine, Florida

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication: Il Gazzettiere Americano

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.9 x 7.9 inches
27.7 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.

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Condition: A+

A crisp impression, issued folding, on a clean bright sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/14/2018

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