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Stock# 37621
Description

Finely engraved map of the central part of South America, from Santini's Venetian edition of d'Anville's map from "Atlas Universel" printed in 1776-84.

The map includes much of Brazil, Peru, Chile and Paraguay.

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.