Auction 151, Lot 398

"Terre Ferme, Nouvelle Grenade et Popayan, dans l'Amerique...", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Colombia & Panama

Period: 1713 (circa)

Publication: Le Nouveau Theatre du Monde ou la Geographie Royale...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 11.4 inches
36.3 x 29 cm

This handsomely engraved map of Colombia and Panama focuses on the rivers and mountains in the region. Numerous towns identified throughout, including Bogota, Cali, Popayan, Cartagena, and Maracaibo. The map extends east to Lake Maracaibo, which is given an elongated shape. The map is adorned with two compass roses and a decorative title cartouche featuring ship merchants, goat herders, and river gods.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and color on watermarked paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 11/19/2014

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