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Mid-18th century French map of South America
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Map of South America reflecting European contemporary European knowledge of the geography and political divisions of the continent in the mid-18th century. It features good detail of rivers and lakes, along with numerous place names, mostly along the coast.
The map is adorned with two cartouches, one in Rococo-style containing scale information and and larger title cartouche with an Indian maiden, a parrot, South American produce, and an alligator.
Some faint foxing and slight soiling.