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Lot 0007
TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'America Settentrionale divisa ne'suoi principali stati'
North America divided into its main states. The Arctic coastline reflects the supposed discoveries of the fictitious) Admiral de Fonte from de l'Isle's map. The European colonies are coloured in outline in red (British), Yellow (Spanish) and Blue (French). The American/Canadian west is named "Fou-Sang", and is described as a Chinese colony; a reference to the Fusang named in ancient Chinese literature as a mysterious land to the East, and the consequent theory that North America was discovered by a Chinese Buddhist missionary in 499 AD. This theory was not comprehensively refuted until the early 20th century
DATE PRINTED: Published in 1782.
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 34.0 x 44.0cm, 13.5 x 17.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.
TYPE: Antique 18th century Italian copperplate map with original hand colour
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated.
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
FOLDING: This is a folding map.
PROVENANCE: "Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu' celebri e piu' recenti geografi", in Venezia MDCCLXXXII, presso Antonio Zatta con privilegio dell' Eccellmo Senato

Reserve: $505.00

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    "America Settentrionale". North America. American west

    Estimate $600 - $700Mar 27, 2019
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #26624 in United Kingdom
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert