Lot 334: PARAQUARIAE PROVINCIAE SOC. JESU. [mid-1700s].
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [South America] Matthew Seutter. PARAQUARIAE PROVINCIAE SOC. JESU cum Adjacentibus Novissima Descriptio Post iteratas peregrinationes, et plures observationes Patrum Missionariorum ejusdem Soc. tum hujus Provinciae, cum et Peruanae [C. mid-1700s.] Additional cartouche at upper left: Admodum R. in Christo Patri suo P. Michaeli Angelo Tamburino Soc. Jesu Praep. Generali XIV... Attractive double page map of the Jesuit state (mainly inhabited by Indians) in what are now Uruguay, Paraguay, southern Brazil, and northern Chile. The mouth of the Rio de la Plata can be seen at the southeastern corner of the map. Missions, Jesuit settlements, and other Spanish settlements are marked, as are countless rivers. Hand colored. 22 3/8 x 19 1/8 in. Sight condition near fine. Matted, under glass. Not examined out of frame.