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Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Title: Le Colonie Unite dell America Settentr.le di Nouva Projezione . . .
Published in: Venise, 1778
   
Size: 12.4 x 16.7 inches.
31.5 x 42.4 cm.
Colouring:

In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: Very light water staining's in lower margins. Generally in very good condition with attractive original colouring. Set of 12 maps, if joined 1260mm x 1696mm. Manuscript numbering in upper right margin.
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A complete set of 12 maps that when joined together form a large map of North America. Shows North America west to the Mississippi and Spanish-owned Louisiana, and north to the Great Lakes.
Zatta's version of Mitchell is not an exact or complete copy: the Zatta maps do not cover the far western portions of Mitchell's map, many geographical changes are introduced, and Bermuda is depicted as well as Jamaica., neither of which are shown by Mitchell. A separate map covers Newfoundland and Cape Breton, on the same scale.

The title appears within a large full-colour cartouche, which, with an inset map of Bermuda, fills one sheet.
The first authoritative map of Bermuda was compiled by Norwood in 1622 and published by John Speed in 1627. Behind the main map Norwood superimposed the coastline of New England and Virginia to show the relative position of Bermuda. Although Zatta has dropped this mainland from his map he has retained the small Bermuda, mistaking it for another island in the chain. This confirms that Zatta's source for this map was over a century old!

A second inset shows Florida and the Bahamas, and a third Jamaica.



Antonio Zatta was one of the major Italian publishers of geographic maps of the late 18th century, a period dominated by French cartographers.





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