Rome: G. M. Cassini, 1797.
Map. Engraving with hand color. Image measures 13.5 x 18.5 inches. In very good condition.
Beautiful map of the Southeastern United States. Roads and tribal names are featured. Fish abound in the cartouche and Florida is presented as a series of islands. Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745 - 1824) was a geographer, engraver and globe maker based in Rome, Italy. Best known for his globes, his maps stood out for their elaborate engravings, which he did himself, unlike most publishers of the time. Excellent condition.