Auction 95, Lot 207

"Paraquaria Vulgo Paraguay Cum Adjacentibus", Ogilby, John

Subject: Central South America

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.4 x 11.3 inches
36.6 x 28.7 cm

Bold copper engraving with good interior detail covering Uruguay with part of Argentina and the Rio de la Plata. Buenos Aires is but a tiny x on the chart. Great cartouche features natives in ceremonial costume and weaponry. The fancy curtain cartouche is surrounded by cherubs.

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Condition: B

Sharp impression on fine paper with wide margins. A few small stains on the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/13/2001

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