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Auction 190, Lot 458

"Li Palatinati di Posnania Gniesno, Brzesc, Kalisz, e Inowroclaw Tratta dall' Atlante Polaco del Sigr: Rizzi Zanoni", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Western Poland

Period: 1781 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

15.9 x 12.3 inches
40.4 x 31.2 cm
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This attractive map of the western region of Poland is centered approximately on Poznan with the Vistula River running diagonally across the northeastern corner of the map. The title cartouche is decorated with two branches and attributes the cartography to the Polish atlas of Rizzi-Zannoni, a famous astronomer, surveyor & mathematician. Engraved by G. Zuliani, with lettering by G. Pitteri.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a, Vol. 2 #38.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with contemporary color on a bright sheet with the three crescent moons watermark and light toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/16/2022