Auction 139, Lot 342

"An Accurate Map of South America, from the Best Modern Maps and Charts", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: South America

Period: 1788 (circa)

Publication: A New and Authentic System of Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
18 x 13 inches
45.7 x 33 cm

Delicately engraved map of the continent with simple interior topography. The map is full of place names and locates many native tribes. The interior is mostly blank with some notes of waterfalls and rivers in the Amazon basin. The coastal areas are well detailed, and the Galapagos Islands are noted and named, as well as a phantom island near the southern tip named Peppy's I. Imaginary.

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Condition: B+

There are a few faint spots, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $130

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Closed on 2/15/2012

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