Auction 130, Lot 376

"Guiane divisee en Guiane et Caribane", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 7.9 inches
27.4 x 20.1 cm

This fine map covers the coastline from Trinidad to the mouth of the Amazon River. The interior is dominated by the huge, mythical lake (Parime) with the legendary city of El Dorado (Manoa el Dorado) on its shores. The map is very detailed, particularly along the coastline, and handsomely decorated with a large title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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