Antonio Zatta (1757-1797)

Antonio Zatta was a prolific Venetian printer and map publisher. He produced a large number of atlases and maps of high scientific and artistic quality.

His best know work was the Atlante Novissimo atlas published in 1779.

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1778 Zatta Antique Map of Canada

1778 Zatta Antique Map of Canada

  • Title : La Baja D' Hudson Terra Di Labrador e Groenlandia..1778
  • Date : 1778
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref:  81073
  • Size: 19in x 16in (480mm x 405mm)

Description: 
This finely engraved original map of Canada centering on Hudson's Bay was engraved in 1778 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published by Antonio Zatta (fl. 1775-97) in his Atlas Atlante Novissimo. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Yellow, green, red, brown.
General color appearance: - Authentic and fresh
Paper size: - 19in x 16in (480mm x 405mm)
Plate size: - 16 1/2n x 12 1/2in (420mm x 315mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$425.00 USD
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Copy of 1778 Zatta Antique Map of Eastern Canada

Copy of 1778 Zatta Antique Map of Eastern Canada

  • Title : Paertie Orientale Del Canada, Nuova Scozia..
  • Date : 1778
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref:  32249
  • Size: 21in x 15 1/2in (535mm x 395mm)

Description: 
This map of the St Lawrence River inlet, Nova Scotia and eastern Canada was published by Antonio Zatta (fl. 1775-97) in his Atlas Atlante Novissimo. This is a finely engraved copper-plate map with original hand colouring, a fine map (M&B; Portinaro) 

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Light and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Contemporary
Colors used: - Green, pink, blue, yellow
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 21in x 15 1/2in (535mm x 395mm)
Plate size: - 17in x 13in (430mm x 330mm)
Margins: - min 1 in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - Light age toning along centerfold
Verso: - None

$325.00 USD
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