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COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte du Paraguay, du Chili, du Detroit de Magellan &c.

COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. -  Carte du Paraguay, du Chili, du Detroit de Magellan &c.
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte du Paraguay, du Chili, du Detroit de Magellan &c.
Date: Amsterdam c. 1745
Size: 485 x 570 mm.
Colouring: Original o/l colour.
Condition: Printed on heavy paper slightly age-toned as usual. Very good impression.

Description

Large handsome map of the southern part of the continent with good interior detail for the period. The route of 18th century explorations are shown along with notations concerning their discoveries.
A large title cartouche, compass rose and a tiny ship decorate the map.
The map is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté. It was published by Covens and Mortier, brothers-in-law who continued the firm established by Pierre Mortier.
400€
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