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Auction 179, Lot 492

"[Lot of 2] La Parte Settentrionale della Scozia... [and] La Parte Meridionale della Scozia...", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1795 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 13.1 inches
46.7 x 33.3 cm
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This lovely pair of Italian maps shows Scotland. Like many of Cassini's maps, these appear to be copied from Antonio Zatta's similar maps of 1779. The maps delineate shires and identify numerous towns and cities. Each map features two distance scales and a decorative title cartouche with a fishing vignette.

References: Moir, p. 205; Phillips (A) #670 Vol. II #51-52.

Condition: B+

Nice impressions with contemporary outline color on sturdy sheets with a "C S" watermark. Both sheets have light scattered foxing and toning, minor soiling, and some printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/16/2020