October 06, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


Carta Geografica Dell' America Settentrionale, 1740

Albrizzi, Giambattista. Carta Geografica Dell America Settentrionale. Hand-colored map of North and parts of Central and South America, 19.25 x 14.5 in., Rome, 1740. 

Scarce map created with great attention to detail, including many Indian Tribes and early settlements west of the Mississippi River, and a number of settlements located in Florida and along the Gulf Coast. There are many place names along the California Coast and reaches as far north as C. Mendocin. The Pacific Northwest and west of the Upper Mississippi is left blank, unlike earlier maps, because of the lack of knowledge of the area. 



Excellent condition with a pencil mark in the lower left corner with the date 1740. 

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