Auction 114, Lot 326

"Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Panama and Northern South America

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.3 inches
35.6 x 28.7 cm

Attractive map of the Isthmus of Panama and northwestern South America including most of present day Columbia and part of Venezuela. The map is based on the cartography of Hondius, which was in turn based on the work of Hessel Gerritsz. The decorative embellishments include numerous native figures, an armadillo, a llama, sailing ships and compass roses.

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Condition: B

Dark impression with wide margins. Toned with faded color else very good. Remnants of hinge tape on verso and some paper edge chipping well away from map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/1/2006

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