Auction 130, Lot 389

"Carte du Paraguay et des Pays Voisins", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Paraguay

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8 inches
30.5 x 20.3 cm

Detailed chart covering the region of northern Argentina with Paraguay, Uruguay, southern Brazil and part of Bolivia and Chile. The mythical Lac des Xareyes is shown as the source of the La Plata River at the top of the map, and Buenos Aires is shown at the bottom. Engraved by A. van Krevelt.

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Condition: A+

Fine original color.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/2/2009

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