Auction 121, Lot 392

"Guiana, Verdeelt in Guiana en Caribana", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Guyana

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 7.8 inches
26.7 x 19.8 cm

This attractive map covers the coastline from Trinidad to the mouth of the Amazon River. The interior is dominated by the huge, mythical lake (Parime) with the legendary city of El Dorado (Manoa el Dorado) on its shores. The map is very detailed, particularly along the coastline, and handsomely decorated with a large title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/26/2007

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