Auction 148, Lot 397

"Tabula Americae Specialis Geographica Regni Peru, Brasiliae, Terrae Firmae, & Reg: Amazonum...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 18.9 inches
56.4 x 48 cm

This large map covers the northern half of South America centered on the Valley of the Amazon. It delineates the river and its tributaries in particularly fine detail and is filled with annotations and place names. The title is enclosed in a very large allegorical cartouche with soldiers, a personified sun burst, and a pot of coins.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with minor printer's ink residue and a few soft creases.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/19/2014

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