October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 418: c. 1760s, Hand-Colored World Map, "Mappa Mondo" by Siene Presso Pazzini Carli(47 views)
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1760 Hand-Colored World Map, Siena Presso Pazzini Carli
c. 1760s, Hand-Colored World Map, "Mappa Mondo," Printed & Colored by Siena Presso Pazzini Carli, Choice Very Fine.
A fine Gobal View Map with smaller views of the planetary system and orbits in both lower corners. Measures about 15.25" x 11". Top titling reads, "Mappa Mondo Tagliato Sulpiano Di Un Meridiano." Printed and Handcolored by Siena Presso Pazzini Carli, (Italy). Deeply embossed plate outline within the heavy period paper, light soiling, else very nice condition. Perfect for framing and display, having its full wide margins, rich colors of yellow, green, and reds making this a beautiful early World map.