"Carte Generale de la Pologne"
Published by Giovanni Rizzi-Zannoni, 1780
This beautifully-engraved map of Poland was published circa 1780 by Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni as "Carte Generale de Ia Pologne." Rizzi-Zannoni was a noted astronomer, surveyor and mathematician of great versatility.
His achievements included a large scale map of Poland, appointments as geographer to the Venetian Republic, and as hydrographer to the Depot de Marine in Paris.
The maps in his various atlases were beautifully engraved, showing minute detail and embellished with elaborate cartouches.
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