Auction 133, Lot 341

"Carte de la Terre Ferme, du Perou, du Bresil, et du Pays des Amazones…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.4 x 16 inches
51.8 x 40.6 cm

Handsome map of the northern part of South America based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle. It is filled with place names and notations speculating about the Indian tribes and the tributaries of the Amazon. The Capitaineries are named in Brazil and the Inca Way (Grand chemin des Ingas) is shown from Chuquisaca in Peru to Pasto in Colombia.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/1/2010

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