Auction 106, Lot 259

"L'Amerique Meridionale divisee en ses principaux Etats", Janvier, Jean

Subject: South America

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

17.3 x 12 inches
43.9 x 30.5 cm

Fine copper engraved map extending north to include the Yucatan Peninsula. Well detailed with numerous place names and a good depiction of the Amazon. Large, decorative title cartouche.

References: cf Phillips (A) 664.

Condition: B

Fine impression on thick paper with large margins and delicate, original coloring. A couple spots along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/3/2004