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Auction 115, Lot 351

"La Guaiane ou France Equinoctiale", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1661 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.8 inches
12.2 x 9.7 cm

This charming miniature map covers the northwestern region of South America. The map is centered on the mythical Lac Parime ou Roponouuini with the golden city of Manoa el Dorado on its northern shore.


Condition: A

Faint toning along centerfold, still very good with a crisp impression and pleasant later color.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006