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  AMERICA 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of America]
America. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 105 x 64mm.
A rare miniature map of America engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but a 4-point key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12969]    £500.00 ($665 • €564 rates)


 North America 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of North America]
America Settentrionale. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 65mm.
A rare miniature map of North America, engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions and their principal cities. Also shown is the ficticious North-West Passage.
[Ref: 12957]    £600.00 ($798 • €677 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of the Great Lakes]
I. Laghi del Canada. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of Canada's lakes engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various lakes and regions.
[Ref: 12967]    £650.00 ($865 • €733 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of the North West Passage & Bering Straits]
Nuovo sistema combinate dalle Scoperto de Russi dell'Ammiraglia della Fonte, di M. Delisle ed altri per le Parti Nord Ouest dell'America, e Nord Est dell'Asia approvato dalla Reale Accademia dell Sceinzxe di Parigi. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 75mm.
A rare miniature showing two maps, the ficticious North West Passage and the the Bering Straits. Engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions. These were printed in the year that Cook entered the Bering Straits.
[Ref: 12995]    £650.00 ($865 • €733 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of Labrador & Arctic America]
B. d'Hudson, Labrador, e b di Baffins. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.
A rare miniature showing two maps, one of Labrador and one of Arctic America engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 13014]    £375.00 ($499 • €423 rates)


 Gulf States 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of Mexico & Louisiana]
Nuovo Messico appartiene alla Spagna. A. Luisiana Inglese. B. Luisiana Francese. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of New Mexico and Louisiana engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12987]    £600.00 ($798 • €677 rates)


 Canada 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of the northern British colonies in Canada]
Carta V. dell' C Colonie Inglesi. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of the northern British colonies in America, including New York, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia. It was engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12982]    £650.00 ($865 • €733 rates)


 West Indies 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of the Antilles]
III. Carta II. dell'America. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of the Antilles engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12999]    £300.00 ($399 • €338 rates)


 Cuba 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of northern islands of the West Indies]
IV. Carta III. dell'America. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of the West Indies, with Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica and Porto Rico, and the Bahamas. It was engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 13032]    £600.00 ($798 • €677 rates)


 Central America 

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of Mexico]
Carta III. Il Messico, o Nuova Spagna. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 118 x 73mm.
A rare miniature map of Mexico engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12965]    £400.00 ($532 • €451 rates)


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