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Auction 164, Lot 408

"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

Size:
11.4 x 7.5 inches
29 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

A dark impression, issued folding on a clean, bright sheet with minor printer's ink residue and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/13/2017

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