Auction 104, Lot 294

"America Meridionale…", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: South America

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universal

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 19 inches
59.7 x 48.3 cm

Nice engraving of the continent with good detail of rivers and lakes and numerous place names, mostly along the coast. Decorative cartouche with an Indian maiden, parrot, alligator, etc. Rococo-style distance cartouche. Second state.

References: Pedley #487; Phillips (A) 619.

Condition: A

Light original color, two watermarks and large margins. One tiny spot and two small areas of surface soil, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/10/2003