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Auction 135, Lot 398

"A Draught of the Coast of Guiana from the River Oronoque to the River Amazones", Mount & Page

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication: English Pilot

Color: Hand Color

21.7 x 17.2 inches
55.1 x 43.7 cm

This handsome sea chart describes the whole coastline of the Guyanas with small portions of Venezuela and Brazil between the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers. Inset into the map are two charts of The River Oronoque from the Entrance thereof to St. Thomas's and The River of Surinam and Places Adjacent. Both inset maps have soundings, hazards and anchorages. The title is enclosed within a decorative foliage cartouche and a large compass rose orients the chart at upper center.


Condition: B

Remargined at top with facsimile of the neatline and 1/4" of the upper left border.

Estimate: $325 - $400


Closed on 2/16/2011