Auction 97, Lot 278

"Le Paraguay, le Chili, la Terre, et les Isles Magellanicques. Tirees de diverses Relations", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1656 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.7 inches
49.8 x 39.9 cm

Superb map of the southern part of the continent by the influential French cartographer. Particular emphasis is given the river systems and the numerous volcanoes strung along the "Nevadas los Andes". There is also a great amount of detail in Paraguay where the large "Lago de los Xarayes" forms the headwaters of the River Plata. Title enclosed in a bold Greek key style cartouche.


Condition: B

Minor foxing, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $600 - $650


Closed on 12/5/2001