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Lot 0044
  • Title/Content of Map: Guiana, verdeelt in Guiana en Caribana
  • Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
  • Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1658
  • Size: 10 3/4" x 8"
  • Condition: outline color; light overall age toning, minor spotting in wide margins

    A Dutch edition of Sanson's small-scale map of Guyana and the Amazon basin with the mythical "lake, or sea, which the Caribs call Parime." The map encompasses part of New Andalusia and Margarita Island and shows good topographical detail. Includes a decorative title cartouche. 10 3/4" x 8"

    Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) was a French cartographer, often referred to as the "father of French cartography." His reputable skill led him to be appointed royal geographer, and he gave lessons in geography both to Louis XIII and to Louis XIV.

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Canada or Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere in Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    outline color; light overall age toning, minor spotting in wide margins?

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    Sanson: Antique Map of Guiana & Amazon Basin, 1658

    Estimate $60 - $70Jan 10, 2018
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert