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Auction 147, Lot 340

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

Subject: Paraguay

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.2 x 8 inches
31 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. The title is contained within a garland style cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with attractive color and a couple of light spots.

Estimate: $75 - $110

Sold for: $40

Closed on 11/20/2013

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