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Auction 191, Lot 50

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

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo…

Color: Hand Color

16.2 x 12.4 inches
41.1 x 31.5 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 becoming more defined. Engraved by Zuliani with lettering by Pitteri.

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

Condition: A

Contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with a three crescent moons watermark. There is faint toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/8/2023