Auction 123, Lot 442

"Paraguay Verdeelt in Zyn Voornaamste Deelen Volgens de Laatste Reisbeschryvinge", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Paraguay and Uruguay

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 8 inches
27.2 x 20.3 cm

Boldly engraved map of the region of present day Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina and southern Brazil. The Rio de la Plata is the main feature of the map along with the mountains and volcanoes of the Cordillera Delos. Drape style title cartouche adorns the map. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

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Condition: A

A few minor spots of foxing.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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