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Auction 102, Lot 281

"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.


Condition: B

Old repairs along paper edges with a couple of tears intruding into map. Extraneous folds reinforced on verso with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $600 - $675

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/5/2003