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Auction 101, Lot 245

"Terra Firma et Novum-regnum Granatense et Popaian", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern South America

Period: 1625 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.1 x 6.5 inches
23.1 x 16.5 cm
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Small map of the Isthmus of Panama and northwestern South America including most present day Columbia and part of Venezuela. From an English edition of the Atlas Minor with English text on verso and accompanying text leaf with a full description of the region. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and compass rose with rhumb lines.


Condition: C

Binder's trim past neatline at right, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/4/2002