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Subject: Northern South America
Date: 1779 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel Dresse sur les Meilleures Cartes Modernes
Condition Code: B
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Color: hand color
Size: 26.4 x 18.3 inches
67.1 x 46.5 cm
This handsome map of the northern section of South America is based on D'Anville's important 3-sheet map of the continent. It covers the continent north of the equator and provides a particularly detailed view of the rivers. Large regions are completely blank with notations regarding the various Indian tribes. An attractive decorative title cartouche at top right features a few eels. This edition was issued by Remondini.
Condition Description: A fine impression on watermarked paper with a number of worm holes and tracks along the centerfold and top margin, most of which have been closed on verso with archival materials. There is also light offsetting, a few minor spots, and a couple printer's creases.