Dec 17, 2020 - Sale 2555

Sale 2555 - Lot 47

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?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 decorative map of the Americas on four sheets joined. 33x56 1/2 inches overall; nicely hand-colored in full; original atlas folds with a few very minor splits at sheet edges, overall excellent condition. Amsterdam, 1719

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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).