L’Asia divisa nei suoi principali Stati

A map of the whole of Asia, with decorative figured cartouche. From ‘Atlante Novissimo’.


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A map of the whole of Asia based on Rizzi-Zannoni finely engraved by Giuseppe Pitteri. From Atlante Novissimo by Antonio Zatta published in Venice, 1785.  A dense cluster of islands, Isole Alessiane, fills the sea between Kamchatka and North America. A decorative title cartouche features an incense pot, umbrella and bird of paradise; all symbols of the exotic orient.