Auction 93, Lot 173

"Carte de l'Amerique Meridionale, Pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages in 8o", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: South America

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: l'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.9 x 17.4 inches
32.8 x 44.2 cm

Nicely engraved map of the continent with good detail in most regions. The relatively unknown Amazon region is left without speculation. Decorative title cartouche and small compass rose embellish the map.

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Condition: B

Some creasing and a separation at juncture of folds at center.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/6/2000

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