Auction 165, Lot 392

"Carte du Paraguay et des Pays Voisins, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Paraguay & Uruguay

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 8.2 inches
31.2 x 20.8 cm

Detailed chart covering the region of northern Argentina with Paraguay, Uruguay, southern Brazil and part of Bolivia and Chile. The mythical Lac des Xareyes is shown as the source of the La Plata River at the top of the map, and Buenos Aires is shown at the bottom.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2017

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