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Auction 102, Lot 286

"[Lot of 2] Carte du Nouv. Rme. De Grenade, de la Noule. Andalousie et de la Guyane, avec les Pays Limitrophes qui en Sont au Sud [and] A Map of Brasil …",

Subject: South America - Northern

Period: 1780-90 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

The former is by Bonne and shows good detail from Panama to the mouth of the Amazon including all of Columbia. Shading and arrows show tradewinds in oceans. Circa 1780 (12.5 x 8.1"). The latter is a simple but well engraved map showing good detail along coastline and rivers in the interior. In the center are Unknown Lands and several mountain ranges. Engraved by John Cary, circa 1790 (6.3 x 8").


Condition: A

Slight toning in latter, still very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/5/2003