Auction 96, Lot 129

"Gli Stati Uniti dell'America Delineati sulle ultime Osservazioni - Sesto Foglio che comprende Parte Della Carolina Ed Inoltre l'Isola di Terra Nuova Colle Altre Isole del Golfo di S. Lorenzo", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: United States and Canada

Period: 1797 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.6 x 13.5 inches
47.2 x 34.3 cm

Decorative and unusual chart with a very large inset that is the primary focus of the chart. The inset map covers the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Newfoundland and is set on the background map of the Atlantic Ocean with the coastline of South Carolina, with Charleston, at upper left, and part of the Bahamas at lower left. The entire lower right quadrant is filled with a pictorial cartouche. Photocopy of the atlas title page accompanies the map.

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Condition: B

Restorations along extra folds, both vertical and horizontal, and some small tears into border.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/12/2001

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