Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 506

"Le Chili Tire de Alf de Oualle de la C. d. I. et divise en treize Iurisdictions", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Chile

Period: 1699 (published)


Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 10.5 inches
18.8 x 26.7 cm

Fine small version of Sanson's important map of Chili showing the Cuyo provinces. The map is based on the descriptions of Alfonso de Ovalle, and is completed by a graceful title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

With folds as issued. One light printer's crease at the top, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/6/2007