'L'Amérique méridionale'.South America newly independent states. BUCHON 1825 map

'L'Amérique méridionale'.South America newly independent states. BUCHON 1825 map

Product SKU: P-8-000486

Price £52.99

'Carte géographique, statistique et historique de l'Amérique méridionale' by Jean Alexandre Buchon (1825). Very decorative early 19th century antique hand-coloured engraved map. Text in French., 50.5 x 67.0cm, 20 x 26.25 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

At the time of publication, much of South America had recently gained independence from Spain and Portugal. The map shows Gran Colombia, the modern name for the short-lived state that encompassed much of northern South America a

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Carte géographique, statistique et historique de l'Amérique méridionale'

At the time of publication, much of South America had recently gained independence from Spain and Portugal. The map shows Gran Colombia, the modern name for the short-lived state that encompassed much of northern South America and Panama from 1819 to 1831. It included the territories of present-day Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama, northern Peru, western Guyana and northwest Brazil. The United Provinces of Rio de la Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata) are delineated to include much of present day Argentina (excluding Entre Rios - marked as an independent state, and Patagonia), Bolivia, and part of Brazil. Uruguay - whch had declared independence in the year of publication of this map - is named as 'Banda Oriental'.

DATE PRINTED: 1825    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 50.5 x 67.0cm, 20 x 26.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Very decorative early 19th century antique hand-coloured engraved map. Text in French.

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jean Alexandre Buchon

PROVENANCE: "Atlas géographique, statistique, historique et chronologique des Deux Amériques et des iles adjacentes"; par J.A. Buchon, dédié à S.A.R. Le Duc d'Orléans, à Paris, à la librairie de J. Carez, éditeur, Rue Haute feuille, no 18; Chez Verdiere, Quai des Augustins, no 25; Chez Bossange, père, Rue de Richelieu, No. 60. MDCCCXXV [Atlas des Deux Amériques]

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