Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 296

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
ZATTA, ANTONIO; and RAYNAL, ABBE GUILLAUME THOMAS FRANCOIS. Storia dell' America Settentrionale. 15 double-page engraved maps in original outline hand-color. Two parts in one. Folio, 15 1/2x10 1/2 inches, contemporary quarter speckled sheep over marbled paper covered boards, gilt-lettered paper spine label, light rubbing, head gently bumped; one map with the smallest rust-hole, 9th map bound upside-down; a remarkable copy in beautifully unsophisticated condition. Venice, 1778-1779

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12 of the 15 maps, if joined, create Zatta's Italian edition of John Mitchell's majorly influential 1755 Map of the British and French Dominions in North America.