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