Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
CHATELAIN, HENRI. Carte Tres Curieuse de la Mer du Sud, Contenant des Remarques Nouvelles et Tres Utiles non Seulement sur les Ports et Iles de Cette Mer. Large engraved folding map on four sheets joined as two. 17x56 1/2 inches each section size; a remarkably dark and crisp impression with only the faintest offset and minor foxing. Amsterdam, 1719

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Very fine example of Chatelain's graphically embellished map centering on North and South America. "One of the most elaborately engraved maps of the Western Hemisphere ever produced" (Schwartz & Ehrenberg, page 142).