Catalog Archive
Auction 115, Lot 360

"Typus Geographicus Chili Paraguay Freti Magellanici &c", Homann Heirs

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1733 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 19 inches
56.6 x 48.3 cm

Handsome, detailed map covering the southern part of the continent based on the cartography of Delisle and the information gleaned from the voyages of Brouwer, Narbouroug and Beauchesne. Filled with information of settlements, missions, forests, rivers, volcanoes and mountains. The lower right corner is filled with a inset map (plan of the city of Santiago) and in the lower left corner is a decorative title cartouche incorporating an erupting volcano.


Condition: B

Some light soil and stains. Tissue repair on bottom fold separation in margin.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/21/2006