Auction 115, Lot 344

"L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations…", Delisle/Schenk

Subject: South America

Period: 1708 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.2 x 17.8 inches
58.9 x 45.2 cm

This large copper engraved map shows the continent with good detail and has interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior. Tracks of several voyages are shown in the Pacific. The large decorative title cartouche is flanked by natives.

References:

Condition: A

Dark impression with a combination of original and later color. Some foxing and wormholes in blank margins, not affecting map.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/21/2006

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