Auction 178, Lot 222

"Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de ses Isles...", Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1762 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 12.5 inches
45.2 x 31.8 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-lis, and rhumb lines.


Condition: A

A nice impression on paper with a rosary beads watermark.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/10/2020