Auction 108, Lot 264

"Carte de la Terre Ferme, du Perou, du Bresil, et du Pays des Amazones…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 15.7 inches
52.1 x 39.9 cm

Handsome map of the northern part of South America based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle. It is filled with place names and notations speculating about the Indian tribes and the tributaries of the Amazon. The Capitanias are named in Brazil and the Inca Way is shown from Chuquisaca in Peru to Pasto in Colombia. Title at top with text block at upper right.

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Condition: B

Minor toning at fold, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/29/2004

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