"L'Amerique Meridionale, Dressee sur les Memoires le plus recens des Meilleurs Geographes…", Covens & Mortier
Subject: South America
Period: 1757 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 21 inches
57.7 x 53.3 cm
Large copper engraved map of the continent with good detail and interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior. Large elaborate title cartouche flanked by natives with a background of erupting volcanoes.
Old repairs along paper edges with a couple of tears intruding into map. Extraneous folds reinforced on verso with Japanese tissue.