Auction 99, Lot 284

"L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. De l'Academie Royale des Sciences", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: South America

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 18 inches
58.4 x 45.7 cm

Large copper engraved map of the continent with good detail and interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior and tracks of several voyage shown in the Pacific. The map is based on the work of Guillaume Delisle. Large decorative title cartouche flanked by natives.

References:

Condition: A

Expert restoration in margins and fresh color.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/12/2002

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