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1817Thomson, JohnEdinburghSouth America$300 Picture

An engraved map, with hand colored outlines

Size: 23 inches X 19 3/4 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is an excellent clean copy, with vivid hand colored outlines. Slight age discoloration cross crease line

Taken from Thomson's New General Atlas, one of the great English atlases of the period. This large map includes the countries of New Granada, Peru, Chili, La Plata, Patagonia, and Brazil. The upper reaches of the Amazon includes the cartographers comment "these parts have not been explored."

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 731-69, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 4 Page 271 Thomson, John, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999; Rumsey 1007.075

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