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Auction 164, Lot 433

"Carte de la Riviere de la Plata, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Rio de la Plata, Argentina

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 7.4 inches
28.4 x 18.8 cm

This chart details the mouth of the Rio de la Plata with Buenos Aires shown on a grid plan. The bay is marked with soundings, anchorages, and shoals. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche with distance scale.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark, a hint of offsetting, and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/13/2017

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