Auction 145, Lot 381

"[Lot of 2] Carte du Nouv. Rme. de Grenade, de la Noule. Andalousie, et de La Guyane... [and] La Guyane Francoise, avec partie de la Guyane Hollandoise…", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1779 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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This pair of maps details the northern part of South America. Carte du Nouv. Rme. de Grenade, de la Noule. Andalousie, et de La Guyane, avec les Pays Limitrophese qui en sont au Sud details the area from present-day Columbia to just past the mouth of the Amazon River in Guyana (12.5 x 8.25"). The mythical L. Parime appears in Guyana. La Guyane Francoise, avec partie de la Guyane Hollandoise: suivant les Operations et les Cartes recentes des Ingenieur-Geographes Francois depicts Guyana with a portion of Brazil. (9 x 12.6"). Very good details of settlements and topography on both maps.

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Condition: B+

The first map has some very light soiling, and both have a few edge tears confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/12/2013

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