Auction 169, Lot 408

"Carte de la Riviere de la Plate dans l'Amerique Meridionale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Rio de la Plata, Argentina

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.4 x 8.3 inches
34 x 21.1 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 and minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2018

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