Empire of Brazil Uruguay Paraguay Guyana Uruguay c. 1850 Cowperthwait mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(South America, Empire of Brazil, Paraguay, Guyana, French Guyana, Suriname, Uruguay, Rio de Janeiro).
Issued c.1850, Philadelphia by Cowperthwait.
Fine mid-19th century engraved map with original hand color. Cowperthwait maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of color as well as variant decorative borders.
Insets of Paraguay and Environs of Rio Janeiro.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any small age spots or minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2" x 15 1/4".
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/2" x 13 1/2".
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.