Auction 162, Lot 358

"Guayane, Terre Ferme, Isles Antilles, et Nlle. Espagne", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General, Civil...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 11.3 inches
32 x 28.7 cm

Decorative map showing the southern part of North America and the northern part of South America, but focusing on Mexico, Central America and the West Indies. The map has a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded by an elaborate floral frame. The map and outside frame were printed from two separate plates.

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Condition: A

A dark impression on a clean, bright sheet of paper with a bunch of grapes watermark.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Unsold

Closed on 4/26/2017

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