Auction 158, Lot 185

"Carte du Perou et Bresil Sepl. de Tierra-Firme, de Guayana, et de la Riviere des Amazones...", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel Dresse sur les Meilleures Cartes Modernes

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.4 x 18.3 inches
67.1 x 46.5 cm

This handsome map of the northern section of South America is based on D'Anville's important 3-sheet map of the continent. It covers the continent north of the equator and provides a particularly detailed view of the rivers. Large regions are completely blank with notations regarding the various Indian tribes. An attractive decorative title cartouche at top right features a few eels. This edition was issued by Remondini.

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Condition: B

A fine impression on watermarked paper with a number of worm holes and tracks along the centerfold and top margin, most of which have been closed on verso with archival materials. There is also light offsetting, a few minor spots, and a couple printer's creases.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Unsold

Closed on 6/22/2016

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