Auction 117, Lot 410

"Le Perou et le cours de la Rivre Amazone", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Peru and Amazon River

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

Handsome map of the western part of the continent and the full course of the Amazon. The spurious Lac, ou Mer de Parime is prominent as is the location of the mythical city Manoa el Dorado (city of gold). Fully engraved to show topography, cities and villages. Attractive strapwork title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Narrow bottom margin, as issued.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/6/2006

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