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Auction 171, Lot 385

"Carte du Perou et Bresil Sepl. de Tierra-Firme, de Guayana, et de la Riviere des Amazones...", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1779 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26.3 x 18.2 inches
66.8 x 46.2 cm
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This handsome map of the northern section of South America is based on D'Anville's important 3-sheet map of the continent. It covers the continent north of the equator and provides a particularly detailed view of the rivers. Large regions are completely blank with notations regarding the various Indian tribes.


Condition: A

On a bright sheet of watermarked paper with some minor offsetting at top and a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/6/2019