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ZATTA, Antonio.

LA TURCHIA D’aSIA,

che comprende l'Anatolia, la Giorgia, l'Armenia, il Kurdestan, il Diarbec, l'Irak Arabie, la Siria &c

Published: Atlante Novissimo. 1785

Stock code: 52886

Price: £175

Sale Price: £70

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Interesting map, showing Turkey extending to Armenia and Georgia, and including much of present day Iraq, as far as the Persian Gulf, along the course of the Tigris. Decorated cartouche.Antonio Zatta was one of the leading cartographers and publishers of the time, and his Atlante Novissimo was one of the most beautifully produced of 18th century atlases. He drew on the work of other cartographers- such as Captain Cook, for his maps of New Zealand and Australia, Robert de Vaugondy, Bellin, and developed his own distinctive elegant style.

Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition, good margins. Size: 420 330 mm. (16 13 inches)

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