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Auction 182, Lot 438

"Typus Geographicus Chili Paraguay Freti Magellanici &c...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1733 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.1 inches
57.2 x 48.5 cm
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This handsome, detailed map covering the southern part of the continent is based on the cartography of Delisle and the information gleaned from the voyages of Brouwer, Narbouroug, and Beauchesne. Filled with information of settlements, missions, forests, rivers, volcanoes, and mountains. In the lower right corner is an inset plan of the city of Santiago, and in the lower left corner is a decorative title cartouche incorporating an erupting volcano.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with contemporary color on a bright sheet of watermarked paper. There is a small hole in the left blank margin and a damp stain entering the map image at bottom.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 4/28/2021