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Auction 91, Lot 122

"Il Paese de' Selvaggi Outauacesi e Kilistinesi Intorno al Lago Superiore",

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1778-9 (published)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 12.8 inches
41.9 x 32.5 cm

This is one sheet of Zatta's version of John Mitchell's epic map. The whole map was titled "Le Colonie Unite dell' America Settentrle". It was published as a set of twelve individual maps. This sheet depicts Lake Superior, based on the Bellin model, as it appeared on the Mitchell map. A large inset shows the tip of southern Florida and the Bahamas. Ref: Sellers and Van Ee #163; Kershaw #980. A superb impression with fine original color.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/14/2000