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Auction 100, Lot 251

"South America Drawn from the best Maps", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: South America

Period: 1749 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.3 x 10 inches
23.6 x 25.4 cm

Detailed copper engraved map of the continent still bound in its original September 1749 issue. Filled with coastal place name, imaginary lakes, etc. Very decorative rococo-style cartouche.

References: Jolly GENT-66.

Condition: B

Good impression. Short tear at binding trim.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $25

Closed on 9/12/2002