Auction 129, Lot 412

"South America agreeable to the most approved Maps and Charts", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: South America

Period: 1782 (circa)

Publication: New Complete…System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 13.3 inches
38.1 x 33.8 cm

Attractive small map of the continent with good detail of rivers and mountains. Much of the Amazonia region and interior Brazil is mostly blank. It includes the Galapagos Islands and part of Central America. Title cartouche is decorated with a native, wildlife and an erupting volcano.

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Condition: B+

There is some minor creasing and a repaired horizontal tear near center. The top margin has been reinforced.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/23/2009

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