Lot 180 of 312:
Blaeu map of Guiana and Amazon, c.1640  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$150
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Guiana sive Amazonum Regio
Author:
Blaeu, Willem
Place:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Date:
c.1640
Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored; colored cartouche. 37x49 cm. (14½x19½").

Northeast portion of South America, with the Amazon and its delta, and a very large lake, "Parime Lacus." French text on verso. Virtually identical to the Hondius map of the same name, but the engraving is richer and the paper better.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Left margin trimmed unevenly but with nearly full margin, repaired marginal tear into border, neat repair to centerfold, lower left corner of margin with small piece missing; map with a bit of discoloration in places; very good.
 
Item number:
304457
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