Zatta Hemisphere 1779
Rare Antique Map by ANTONIO ZATTA c1779 Polar Projections of the Southern Hemisphere. 'Emisfero terrestre Meridionale Tagliato Su l'Equatore Published: Venice, from "Zatta's atlas in 4 volumes, dated MDCCLXXIX - MDCCLXXXIV (1779-1784)"
Copper engraved with outline hand colour by Antonia Zatta c1799
The map was issued in Zatta's Atlante Novissimo 4 volume work and one of the last great decorative atlases.
Overall good condition, hand outline colour, plate mark, some age tone to center folds.
Approx engraved area: 12.5" x 16.5 (320cm x 420cm) Approx sheet size: 15" x 16.5"
Notes: Engraved hand-coloured in outline, double-page map of the Southern hemisphere.
A genuine antique map over 240 years old.