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Auction 183, Lot 293

"Le Chili Divise en ses Treize Iurisdictions...", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Chile

Period: 1669 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.8 x 15.8 inches
45.2 x 40.1 cm
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This important map of Chile, showing the Chicuito (Cuyo) provinces, is based on the descriptions of Alfonso de Ovalle, a Chilean-born Jesuit. Detail is primarily confined to the region west of the Andes. The map is graced with a lovely title cartouche that complements the scientific style of the cartography.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V E [215].

Condition: A

On paper with a small church watermark, minor printer's ink residue, and a couple tiny worm tracks in the top border at center that have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $400 - $500

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Closed on 6/9/2021

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