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Auction 179, Lot 437

"The Great Province of Rio de la Plata", Moll, Herman

Subject: Argentina & Uruguay

Period: 1701 (circa)

Publication: A System of Geography…

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 6.5 inches
18.5 x 16.5 cm
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This map depicts the area surrounding the Parana River, from its mouth at the Rio de la Plata to the mythical Lake de los Xarajes. The extensive river system in the region is well defined, and many native peoples are identified. On a full sheet of English text measuring 8.0 x 12.5".

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #291, Part II [19]; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.MOLL-1b #39.

Condition: A

Minor toning and soiling confined to blank margins. Narrow left margin as issued.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/16/2020