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1640 Blaeu Map of River Plata Basin to Peru -- Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus

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1640 Blaeu Map of River Plata Basin to Peru -- Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus
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  • Title: 1640 Blaeu Map of River Plata Basin to Peru -- Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus Adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra
  • Cartographer: W Blaeu
  • Year / Place: 1640, Amstedam
  • Map Dimension (in.): 14.8 X 19.3 in.

    This is a superb map of southern 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. The mythical Lago de los Xarayes is featured on the map, which was believed to connect the Rio de la Plata and Amazon River systems. Multiple towns are named including R. Ianeiro, S. Paulo, Buenos Ayres, Corduba, Medoca, Arica, Potosi and Cusco. Topography is boldly displayed. A large decorative title cartouche incorporates the distance scales, while a smaller cartouche features an armillary sphere. A fine, large compass rose with fleur-de-lys also adorns the sheet. Sea Monster. Latin text on verso.

    Reserve: $260.00

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  • Condition
    Very Good. On laid paper. Marginal toning likely under previous matting. Matting tape on verso top. Issued centerfold. Nice hand-color.
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    1640 Blaeu Map of River Plata Basin to Peru -- Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus

    Estimate $300 - $350
    May 10, 2022
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    0074: 1640 Blaeu Map of River Plata Basin to Peru -- Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus

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    Est. $300 - $350Starting Price $200
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    Lot 0074 Details

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  • Title: 1640 Blaeu Map of River Plata Basin to Peru -- Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus Adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra
  • Cartographer: W Blaeu
  • Year / Place: 1640, Amstedam
  • Map Dimension (in.): 14.8 X 19.3 in.

    This is a superb map of southern 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. The mythical Lago de los Xarayes is featured on the map, which was believed to connect the Rio de la Plata and Amazon River systems. Multiple towns are named including R. Ianeiro, S. Paulo, Buenos Ayres, Corduba, Medoca, Arica, Potosi and Cusco. Topography is boldly displayed. A large decorative title cartouche incorporates the distance scales, while a smaller cartouche features an armillary sphere. A fine, large compass rose with fleur-de-lys also adorns the sheet. Sea Monster. Latin text on verso.

    Reserve: $260.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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    Very Good. On laid paper. Marginal toning likely under previous matting. Matting tape on verso top. Issued centerfold. Nice hand-color.

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