Caribbean and West Indies Gulf of Mexico lesser Antilles West Indies Florida and Central America Giovanni Antonio Rizzi Zannoni 1780

Catalog Number 52503
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1780, Paris


Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni [c.1736 - 1814]

Short Title:

Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de ses Isles

Full Title:

Carte geo-hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de ses isles. Construit d'apres les memoires les plus recens, et assujeties, pour l'emplacement de ces principales positions aux latitudes et longitudes, determinées par observation.


Atlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre...

Size of Map:

29.2 x 40.9 cm. approximately [11.5 x 16.1 in,]


A copper engraved, hand colored map that covers from the Gulf of Mexico to the lesser Antilles including all of the West Indies, Florida and Central America, with parts of Louisiana, Mexico and northern South America. In essence a nautical chart, this map has little inland detail and is crisscrossed with both rhumb lines and lines of latitude and longitude. Coastal cities, rivers and ports are named throughout. Also shows numerous shoals, reefs, and other offshore dangers. Southern Florida is rendered as an archipelago in a primitive attempt at describing the Everglades


Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (Q - Z) p. 51

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