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Auction 118, Lot 483

"Amerique Meridionale", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: South America

Period: 1752 (circa)

Publication: La Science des Personnes de Cour...

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 5.6 inches
16.5 x 14.2 cm

Handsome little map of the continent with a strapwork title cartouche. A remnant of the Lac de Parime with its mythical Manoa o el Dorado (City of Gold) is still shown straddling the equator. This is a smaller edition of Sanson's quarto-sized map of South America, published in Zacharias Chatelain's multi-volume La Science des Personnes de Cour....


Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/6/2007