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Three (3) Native American maps and engravings. 1st item: Luigiana Ingelise, Colla Parte Occidentale della Florida, della Giorgia, e Carolina Meridonale, Sheet 10, showing Native American lands, published by Antonio Zatta (fl. 1757-1797), Venice, 1785. From Zatta's 20 sheet map of North America, Le Colonie Unite dell' America Settentrle from Atlante Novissimo, published from 1775-1785. Based on A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America by John Mitchell (American, 1711-1768), London, 1755. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring depicting the western boundaries of Carolina, Florida, and Georgia depicting early towns and cities, including New Orleans, Native American land including the territory of the Cherokee, Creeks, and Chickasaw Indians, forts, crossed swords indicating various battles, bodies of water, and mountains with Italian text. Title, centered above map. Map surrounded by scale notations and double line border. Housed and matted under glass in a gilt wood frame. 12 1/2" H x 16 5/8" W. Plate – 13" H x 17 5/8" W. Sight – 13 3/4" H x 18" W. Framed – 20 1/2" H x 25" W. 2nd item: Copper plate engraving titled Various Dre[s]ses of the Indians of North America with their Weapons of War, & c. from a New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels by John Hamilton Moore, first published in 1778. Depicts four Native American in traditional garb in a landscape setting with images of a war club, a peace pipe, and a dagger, above, each image numbered according to a key, below title. Two 3/4" x 12 1/8" strips of laid paper mounted to top and bottom edges of engraving. Plate – 8 1/2" H x 12" W. Overall – 9 3/4" H x 12 1/8" W. 3rd item: Early 20th Century copy of Part of the Purcell Map Compiled not later than 1770 in the interest of British Indian Trade by John Stuart, H.M. Sup't of Indian Affairs, original in the Edward E. Ayer Collection, Newberry Library, Chicago, Ill." by J.R. Swanton, engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Published by the Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Washington, 1922; Bulletin 73, Plate 7. Map depicting the territories of the Chickasaw, the Chactaw, the Creek, and the Cherokee nations, with settlements, bodies of water, forts, boundary lines, and other points of interest labeled, many numbered according to keys. Title, top right of map. Surrounded by a line border. Image – 13 7/8" H x 19 1/8" W. Sheet – 15 1/4" H x 20 3/8" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Engraving in overall very good condition. Tears, areas of loss, largest 2 1/4" x 1/4", pencil marks to strips of laid paper. 3rd item: Map with overall toning, tears, largest, 7 1/4", primarily along fold lines.