Lot 272: Giacomo Rossi (Italian 1748-1817) and Nicolas Sanson (French 1600-1667),
December 9, 2016
Washington, DC, USALive Auction
Giacomo Rossi (Italian 1748-1817) and Nicolas Sanson (French 1600-1667)
L''America Settentrionale: A Map (Leighly 53; McLaughlin 65; Tooley 42; Wheat Transmississippi 59)
An engraved map of North America, with California depicted as an island; an Italian edition of the 1669 revised edition of Sanson''s 1650 map, third state, dated Roma 1687 (the first was 1677), but with addition of place names and other features, numbered in sepia ink 184 l.r.; dry-mounted and mat board glued to perimeter, scattered toning and staining, particularly to the right section. Framed.
Sight size: 406 x 559 mm (16 x 22 in)Property of a Washington, DC Collector
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