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Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Central America: Two Framed Maps.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM


Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Central America: Two Framed Maps. Mappa Geographica complectens I. Indiam Occidentalem; II. Isthmum Panamensem; III. Ichnographiam praecipuorum locorum & portuum, by Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782), with insets of the ports of St. Augustine, Vera Cruz, San Domingo, the Bay of Panama, and a view of Mexico City; Nuremberg: Homann Heirs, [1740], copper-plate engraved map, hand-colored, framed, some old folds, fading, 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.
[Together with] Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique, by Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni (1736-1814) Paris: Lattre, 1771, engraved map on paper, hand outline color, faded, old folds, darkened along central vertical fold, slight marginal wormholes beyond the neat lines, 14 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (2)
Estimate $200-300

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Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni, Panama, Mexico City, Nuremberg, Paris