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An 18th century playing-card map of the Great Lakes

Stock No. 12967 Category: Tags: , , , , Cartographer: RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de.

I. Laghi del Canada.
Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.

£350

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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.

Additional information

Dimensions 70 × 115 mm
Cartographer

Date

1779

Extra Info

I. Laghi del Canada.

Publication

Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.

Condition

A good example.

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