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Auction 188, Lot 46

"Emisfero Terrestre Meridionale Tagliato su l'Equatore", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo…

Color: Hand Color

16.4 x 12.3 inches
41.7 x 31.2 cm
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Based on Delisle's map, this polar projection covers from the South Pole to the equator. The voyage of Bougainville and Cook's first voyage are noted. New Zealand is completely depicted, and the coasts of Australia are beginning to become more defined. Engraved by Zuliani with lettering by Pitteri.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a #8.

Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with a three crescent moons watermark, minor toning along the centerfold, and light marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/22/2022