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Auction 189, Lot 292

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

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1762 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 12.4 inches
45.2 x 31.5 cm
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Finely engraved chart 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: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with a few light spots in the image. Several miniscule wormholes in the lower left corner are only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/14/2022