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South and Central America. Johannes & Willem Blaeu. Maps of Brazil, Mexico, the Straits of Magellan, and Peru.

Auction:
2819T
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2819T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

South and Central America. Johannes & Willem Blaeu. Maps of Brazil, Mexico, the Straits of Magellan, and Peru. Amsterdam: Blaeu, c. 1638.
Four folding folio copperplate engravings with hand coloring, viz., Brasilia; Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia; Tabula Magellanica; and Peru; all taken from a French language atlas, with text in French on the versos, 23 1/2 x 20 in. (4)
Estimate $700-900


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Central America, South America, Brazil, Mexico, Magellan, Amsterdam, Brasilia, Nova Galicia, Nova Hispania

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