Auction 98, Lot 246

"Coste de Guayane autrement France Equinoctiale en La Terre-Ferme d'Amerique", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Guyana

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.2 x 10.1 inches
33.5 x 25.7 cm

Handsome map of the coast of present day Guyana. Detail is confined to the coastline and rivers with the locations of colonies and villages noted. In the interior and at bottom left of the map is the large Lac Parime, on whose northwestern shore lies the fabled city of Manoa el Dorado, or the golden city of the Incas. Large inset map of Isle Cayene. Finely engraved, decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: B

Slight toning and a crease along fold.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/6/2002

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