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Auction 100, Lot 262

"Carte du Paraguay, du Chili, du Detroit de Magellan &c", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.3 inches
57.9 x 49 cm
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Large handsome map of the southern part of the continent with good interior detail for the period. The route of 18th century explorations are shown along with notations concerning their discoveries. A large title cartouche, compass rose and a tiny ship decorate the map.


Condition: B

Expert and near invisible paper restoration of side margins, including restoration of neatline in a couple of areas.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/12/2002