Nr. 656: Paraquaria

The map from Blaeu’s Atlas Maior

“Paraquaria vulgo Paraguay cum adjacentibus”. The Rio de la Plata area with the adjoining territories. Engraved map in original colour, engraved by G. Coeck, published by Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam 1658 or later. Verso Dutch text. (PM) 45,2 x 55,2 cm.

A new map by J. Blaeu, published only in five editions of his Atlas Maior. One of the 3 cartouches with a dedication to Vincentio Carrafa. – Fine impression of the whole plate with wide margins. The original colour freshly preserved. Slight creasing in centrefold. In all an exceptionally good copy of the original Blaeu map.
€ 750

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