Auction 116, Lot 380

"L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. De l'Academie Royale", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: South America

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 17.8 inches
59.2 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. The map is based on the work of Guillaume Delisle, who is credited in the title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression and original color.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/20/2006

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