Auction 119, Lot 429

"Nouvelle Carte de Geographie de la Partie Meridionale de L'Amerique Suivant les Plus Nouvelles Observations", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: South America

Period: 1713 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

23.7 x 18 inches
60.2 x 45.7 cm

Superb, large map of South America filled with information concerning various discoveries, expeditions, and colonization. In the Pacific, the routes of Magellan, Schouten & Le Maire, Mendana & Gallego, Sarmiento and Drake are shown. Large keys provide information about the political divisions and the Capitanias of Brazil. Extensive notations exhibit the extent of exploration in the interior.


Condition: A

Lightly toned with old color. Issued folding with professional repair along fold near bottom.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 5/9/2007