Auction 92, Lot 78

"L'America divisa ne Suoi Principali Stati di Nuova Projezione", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1776 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 12 inches
40.1 x 30.5 cm

Copper engraved map of the continents with the first voyage of Capt. Cook depicted around South America and across the Pacific to New Zealand, which is well charted. North America is shown with the mythical NORTHWEST PASSAGE and the discoveries of Admiral de Fonte. Lovely cartouche with a sleeping lion in original color.

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Condition: C

Browning along centerfold, with some water damage affecting bottom 3" on fold.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/13/2000

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