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A Map Of South America Containing Terra-Firma, ...

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A Map Of South America Containing Terra-Firma, ... : R. Sayer

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On four sheets joined. There is an inset plan of the "Falkland's Islands named by the French Malouine Islands, and discovered by Hawkins in the year 1593". Of the largely blank interior of Brazil, the author writes "Most of this inland is unknown The Natives bear the general name of Tapayos ..." In the lower left hand corner, South America is described in nine sections. An elegant cartouche completes this attractive and impressive map.
mapmaker: R. Sayer  
place and date of publication: London 1773
medium and colour: copperplate,
size in mm: 990 by 1180mm (39 by 46½ inches).
ref: 39659

Price: £ 1500

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