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Auction 93, Lot 50

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

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1779 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.5 inches
40.6 x 31.8 cm
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Based on De Vaugondy's map, this is a polar projection covering from the pole to the equator. In North America, the mythical Northwest Passage is shown connecting through the Strait of Anian to Hudson Bay. Lanhotan's Longue River is also shown connecting the Mississippi River with the Pacific. Original pastel color.


Condition: B

Original pastel color. Light toning on fold and a printer's crease, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2000