Auction 151, Lot 394

"Terre Ferme, Nouveau Royme. de Grenade, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Description de Tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 7.5 inches
29.2 x 19.1 cm

Very attractive small map of the northern part of South America, including most of modern Panama. Regional boundaries are shown along with missions, towns, major rivers and mountains. The map is adorned with a nice title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON II F.

Condition: A

Attractive color on watermarked paper with some printer's ink residue adjacent to Trinidad.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/19/2014