Auction 170, Lot 408

"Guyane Portugaise et Partie du Cours de la Riviere des Amazones", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northern South America, Amazon River

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.9 x 8.1 inches
45.5 x 20.6 cm

A fine map of the Amazon River with superb detail. A few villages are identified, and a note explains that the portion of the Amazon River south of the Black River is called "river of fish" by the Portuguese. Decorative cartouche and fleur-de-lys.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding on sturdy, watermarked paper with very light toning and a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/14/2018

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