Auction 116, Lot 382

"Chili, Paraguay, Bresil, Amazones, et Perou", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: South America

Period: 1768 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 10.7 inches
29.7 x 27.2 cm

This lovely map covers all of the continent except the extreme northern coast. It details the course of the Amazon River and locates major cities as well as small villages. The Falklands are here named Is. Malouines. Large decorative title cartouche and ornate rococo border.

References:

Condition: B

Light scattered foxing and a manuscript brown ink Roman numeral in upper left margin.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/20/2006

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