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Auction 101, Lot 241

"Carte de la Terre Ferme, du Perou, du Bresil, et du Pays des Amazones…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1721 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 18.8 inches
57.2 x 47.8 cm
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Large, graphic map of the northern part of South America after Delisle's map. It is filled with place names and notations speculating about the Indian tribes and the tributaries to the Amazon. Large decorative title cartouche.


Condition: C

Scattered foxing affecting map and cartouche, otherwise good.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $125

Closed on 12/4/2002