Kent by Antonio Zatta
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Title: Provincia di KENT di nuova Projezione, VENIZIA 1779 Preffo Antonio Zatta con Privilegio del' Eccmo Senato.
Publication: From Atlante Novissimo
Description: Drawn by G. Zuliani / Engraved by G. Pitteri 1779.
A good, clean example of the 18th century map. Decorative title cartouche.
Condition: Bold imprint, paper good, later hand colouring
Image size: 195 x 302mm
7.75 x 12"
Order No. 2475
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Antonio Zatta fl. 1775-1797A Venetian cartographer who completed his best known publication Atlante Novissimo by 1785, this comprised of 218 maps including provincial maps of Europe and although he never produced an atlas of British county maps it did include Essex, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey as well as regions of Ireland and Scotland.
He also produced decorative maps after Captain Cook (Australia and New Zealand) and a twelve sheet sectional version of Mitchell's large-scale map of the USA, 1755. A characteristic of Zatta's maps are the decorative title cartouches. Also produced Nuovo atlante in 1799. Other cartographers work which he interpreted include Robert de Vaugondy and Bellin.