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Antonio Zatta:  Messico ouvero Nuova Spagna che contiene Il Nuovo Messico La California Con Parte De'Paesi Adjacenti

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Title: Messico ouvero Nuova Spagna che contiene Il Nuovo Messico La California Con Parte De'Paesi Adjacenti

Map Maker: Antonio Zatta

Place / Date: Venice / 1785

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 16 x 12.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $475.00

Inventory ID: 44208


Description:

Decorative and detailed map of Mexico, including Texas and Upper California, along with the southern half of the US, from Zatta's Atlante Novissimo, published in Venice.

Nice detail throughout along the Rio Grande and what was then French Louisiana. A number of Indian tribes are noted in the plains, including the Kansez, Osages, Cheraquis, Cascaquas, Aacansas, Chicachas, Natchitoches, Tchatas, Choumans, Apacharia, etc. Excellent detail in Texas, including Corpus Christi, Forte di Giov., El Passo, Guadalupa, Sumas Topires, Cristofolo S. Paolo, La Conceziono S. Giorgio, etc. The northern part of Texas is Paese incognito. Remarkable detail in Arizona and New Mexico. Very primitive treatment of the Mississippi River and tributaries. Excellent pre-Humboldt map of the Southwestern US, Plains etc.

The map was issued in Zatta's Atlante Novissimo a monumental 4 volume work and one of the last great decorative atlases.


Related Categories:
Maps of Mexico
Maps of the American Plains (Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota)
Maps of the American South (Tennessee, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky)
Maps of Southwest America (Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Texas)
Maps of Texas