Lot 572: Faden Chart of Coast of Guyana 1783

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:45

Lot 572: Author: Faden, William; Title: The Coast of Guyana from the Oroonoko to the River of Amazons and the Inland Parts as Far as they have been Explored by the French & Dutch Engineers, with the Islands of Barbadoes, Tobago &ca. from the Observations of Captain Edward Thompson ..; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1783; Description: Copper-engraved map/chart, later hand-coloring. 60.7x67.3 cm. (24x26½").Detailed chart of the coast of Guyana and adjacent regions in South America, with the rivers inland. Insets of the Entrance of River Berbice; Port of Cayenne; Surnam River; and the Entrance of the Riers Essequebo and Demerari. Condition: A little wear and darkening along centerfold; affixed into mat with paper tape around the map edges on verso; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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