Auction 149, Lot 382

"Le Paraguay Subdivise en Ses Principales Parties, Suivant les Dernieres Relaons", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Central South America

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: L'Amerique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles et Exactes…

Color: Hand Color

10.9 x 8.2 inches
27.7 x 20.8 cm

Boldly engraved map of the region of present day Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina and southern Brazil. The Rio de la Plata is the main feature of the map along with the mountains and volcanoes of the Cordillera de los Andes. A drape-style title cartouche adorns the map. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON II F.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with light printer's ink residue. Narrow top and bottom margins, as issued.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/21/2014