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Auction 179, Lot 411

"Carte du Perou et Bresil Sepl. de Tierra-Firme, de Guayana, et de la Riviere des Amazones: ce qui Fait la Partie Boreale de l'Amerique Meridiole", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel Dresse sur les Meilleures Cartes Modernes

Color: Hand Color

26.3 x 18.3 inches
66.8 x 46.5 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. This edition was issued by Remondini.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with contemporary outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche, on paper with a large "R" watermark. There is light soiling, a few minor creases, and faint damp stains in blank margins, just entering map less than 1" at bottom left.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2020