Auction 148, Lot 423

"Typus Geographicus Chili Paraguay Freti Magellanici &c.…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1733 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.4 x 19 inches
56.9 x 48.3 cm

Handsome, detailed map covering the southern part of the continent based on the cartography of Delisle and the information gleaned from the voyages of Brouwer, Narbouroug and Beauchesne. Filled with information of settlements, missions, forests, rivers, volcanoes and mountains. In the lower right corner is an inset plan of the city of Santiago and in the lower left corner is a decorative title cartouche incorporating an erupting volcano.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with minor toning and a few soft creases.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/19/2014