"[Lot of 2] Carte du Paraguay et des Pays voisins [with] Carte de la Riviere de la Plata", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: South America - Central
Period: 1756 (circa)
Color: Black & White
12 x 8 inches
30.5 x 20.3 cm
Two attractive maps with decorative title cartouches. First is a detailed chart covering the region of northern Argentina with Paraguay, Uruguay, southern Brazil and part of Bolivia and Chile. Second covers the Rio de la Plata with Buenos Ayres. The bay is marked with soundings, anchorages, and shoals. Size varies slightly.
Bit of faint offsetting on both. First with light damp stains.