Auction 113, Lot 331

"[Lot of 2] South America with Its Several Divisions, according to the Possessions of the European Powers [and] South America",

Subject: South America

Period: 1785-94 (dated)

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Color: Hand Color

Size:
See Description

First is a large (21 x 17.3") detailed map by Thomas Kitchin, 1794, showing the division between Spanish and Portuguese control over the continent. Second (14.2 x 14.3"), by Thomas Stackhouse, 1785, is a sparsely detailed map showing the political divisions. An interesting comparison.

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Condition: B

First is very toned with wide margins, badly chipped at edges. Second with mild toning

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/7/2005

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