Auction 150, Lot 373

"A Chart of the Coast of Guayana, from the Entrance of the River Orinoco, (in the Lat. 8.30.' N. Long. 61. W. from London) to the Entrance of the River Amazones", Mount & Page

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1758 (circa)

Publication: The English Pilot

Color: Hand Color

24.6 x 18.4 inches
62.5 x 46.7 cm

This chart depicts the coastline between the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers, naming forts, rivers, capes, and other key locations in between. Two large insets show detailed views of the mouth of the Orinoco River and the area surrounding the Suriname River, each with numerous depth soundings and shoals depicted to aid in navigation. The map is attributed to Robert Waddington.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #2145.

Condition: B+

A nice impression, issued folding with light printer's ink residue, several extraneous creases, and a few short fold separations that have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/17/2014