Auction 127, Lot 425

"Le Perou et le cours de la Rivre Amazone", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Peru and Amazon River

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

Handsome map of the western part of the continent and the full course of the Amazon. The spurious Lac, ou Mer de Parime is prominent as is the location of the mythical city Manoa el Dorado (city of gold). Fully engraved to show topography, cities and villages and decorated with an attractive strapwork title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/25/2009

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