Lot 182 of 312:
Blaeu map of Paraguay and surrounding lands  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Paraguay, Ó Prov. De Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra

Author:
Blaeu, Willem

Place:
Amsterdam

Publisher:

Date:
1640

Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored (possibly later). 37x47.3 cm (14½x18½").

Map of central South America including the Paraguay River basin and the Peru-Chilean coast with Lake Titicaca. The Rio de la Plata is boldly shown with many large islands in the broad river. Several towns are named including R. Ianeiro, S. Paulo, Buenos Ayres, Corduba, Medoca, Arica, Potosi and Cusco. Latin text on verso.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Two stains in lower portion and two in margin; remains of mounting tape on verso at top edge; very good.


 
Item number:
304411
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