Auction 129, Lot 414

"Terre Ferme, Nouveau Royme de Grenade, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern South America, Panama

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.3 x 7.4 inches
28.7 x 18.8 cm

Very attractive small map of the northern part of South America, including most of modern Panama. Regional boundaries are shown along with missions, towns, major rivers and mountains. The map is adorned with a nice title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

References:

Condition: B+

Narrow, but adequate side margins, as issued. Faint toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $190 - $240

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/23/2009

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