Original Antique Map of South America published in Paris

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Antique map titled 'Carte de l'Amérique Méridionale'. Scarce map of South America, published in Paris in 1821. The map shows the continent in the midst its of several decades of revolution, which reshaped the geopolitical landscape and boundaries for the next several decades. The names Spanish Guyana and San Juan de Los Llos appear in the southern parts of what would become Venezuela and Colombia. Published by Tardieu.

Pierre Antoine Tardieu (1784-1869), also known to sign his works as PF Tardieu, was a prolific French map engraver and geographer. The Tardieu family, based in Paris, was well known for their talent in engraving, cartography, and illustration. Pierre Antoine’s father, Antoine Francois Tardieu, was an established cartographer who published numerous atlases. His son is said to have collaborated with him for many years before establishing his own independent career.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Original folding line. Minor wear and foxing, blank verso. Please study images carefully.

Date: 1821

Overall size: 44.3 x 60 cm.