Auction 97, Lot 263

"Carte de la Terre Ferme de Perou, du Bresil et du Pays des Amazones…", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1703 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.5 x 19 inches
64.8 x 48.3 cm

Large, graphic map of the northern part of South America. It is filled with place names and notations speculating about the Indian tribes and the tributaries to the Amazon. Large French style decorative title cartouche.


Condition: B

Fully colored by a later hand. Repair of a couple of tears in right border and split on centerfold including a bit of infilled paper with no apparent loss of image.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/5/2001