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Carte du Cours du Maragnon ou de la Grande Riviere des Amazones

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The superbly detailed map of the course of the Amazon from its headwaters in the Andes to its mouth on the Atlantic, from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' Histoire Generale des Voyages. Based on the map attached to the report on Condamine's voyage of exploration in South America, the map encompasses parts of modern-day Ecuador, Colombia (including Bogota), the Guianas, and Brazil.
Item Number: RS2018
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1754/1760
Size: 14 5/8" x 6 7/8"
Condition: b&w; old folds; light overall age toning and some marginal spotting; margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: SOLD