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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1779Zatta, AntonioVeniceLa Scozia Meridionale and La Scozia Settentrionale on two sheets$250 Picture

Copper plate engraved maps, with original outline color

Size: 14 inches X 18-3/4 inches each sheet

Map Type: Atlas

These are superior copies, very clean with strong engraving

Taken from Zatta's Atlante Novissimo. This decorative map names villages, mountains and rivers. The handcolored engraved title cartouche is decorated with a landscape. A small milage scale.

Antonio Zatta (1775-1797) was the most prolific Italian map publisher of the late 18th and early 19th century. His work led the way for cartographic transisiton from old style 18th century maps to the 19th century styles.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 4 Page 429, Zatta, Antonio, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999; A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 651, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909

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