Auction 171, Lot 336

"Guayane, Terre Ferme, Isles Antilles, et Nlle. Espagne...", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean & Northern South America

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General, Civil...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.1 x 10.8 inches
30.7 x 27.4 cm

Decorative map showing the southern part of North America and the northern part of South America, but focusing on Mexico, Central America and the West Indies. The map has a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded by an elaborate floral frame. The map and outside frame were printed from two separate plates.

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Condition: A

A nice impression printed on bluish paper with a bunch of grapes watermark. The border at top has been slightly trimmed by the book binder, as is often the case with this map.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/6/2019

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