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18th century map of South America

SEALE, Richard William.

A Map of South America With all the European Settlements & whatever else is remarkable from the latest & best Observations
London, c.1744. Coloured. 470 x 375mm.

Re-margined lower right.

A map of South America From 'Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History',
with a decorative title cartouche. Although some areas are quite detailed, others are still inaccurate: Raleigh's 'Prime Lake' and William Ambrose Cowley's phantom 'Pepys Island' are marked; the Falklands are shown as two massed divided by Falkland Sound and South Georgia is named 'Roche'; and the Galapagos Islands are also delineated according to Cowley.


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Stock Id :20497

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18th century map of South America

SEALE, Richard William.

A Map of South America With all the European Settlements & whatever else is remarkable from the latest & best Observations
London, c.1744. Coloured. 470 x 375mm.

Re-margined lower right.

A map of South America From 'Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History',
with a decorative title cartouche. Although some areas are quite detailed, others are still inaccurate: Raleigh's 'Prime Lake' and William Ambrose Cowley's phantom 'Pepys Island' are marked; the Falklands are shown as two massed divided by Falkland Sound and South Georgia is named 'Roche'; and the Galapagos Islands are also delineated according to Cowley.


Stock ID : 20497

£300

£300

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