Auction 112, Lot 357

"Carte du Paraguai, du Chili, du Detroit de Magellan &c.", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Black & White

20.3 x 15.7 inches
51.6 x 39.9 cm

Large, finely engraved map of the southern part of South America with great topographical detail and notations throughout. The tracks of several explorations are noted in both oceans and Amerigo Vespucci's ship is shown sailing in the Atlantic.


Condition: B

Lovely, early impression on a full sheet with original margins. One corner with slight loss of paper well away from map image. One small worm hole at centerfold and light occasional foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/28/2005