Auction 127, Lot 417

"A Draught of the Coast of Guiana from the River Oronoque to the River Amazones", Mount & Page

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication: English Pilot

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 17.8 inches
57.2 x 45.2 cm

A sea chart describing the coastal area of present-day Guyana, Suriname and Cayenne, with small portions of Venezuela and Brazil between the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers. Inset into the map are two charts of The River Oronoque from the Entrance thereof to St. Thomas's and The River of Surinam and Places Adjacent. Both inset maps have soundings, hazards and anchorages. The title is enclosed within a decorative foliage cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Sharp impression and nice coloring. Trimmed to neatline at top with margin replaced including part of the neatline.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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