Equatorial Guinea – Zatta, Antonio. (1722 – 1804).
La Guinea Occidentale.
Venezia, Antonio Zatta E Figli, 1784. Original hand-coloured engraving. Plate Size: 31 cm x 40 cm. Sheet Size: 51.7 cm x 38.8 cm. Original map. Very good condition. Map orientated to the north. Very minor foxing along top edge of sheet.
Hand-coloured border with latitudinal and longitudinal lines along margins. Coloured interior map borders. Decorative title cartouche in lower left of map bearing inscription: ‘che contiene Le Isole Di Capo Verde Il Senegal, La Costa Propriamente Detta Della Guinea.’
Antonio Zatta (1722-1804) was an Italian cartographer and publisher who was based in Venice. One of his major contributions include the Atlante Novissimo, a four volume atlas of the world.
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