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L Isle, de /Covens & Mortier Guillaume ( 1626 - 1726 ) Paris
Carte du Paraguay du Chili
Artist: L Isle de /Covens & Mortier Guillaume ( - 1726 ) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1703 ( Guillaume De L isle (1626- 1757) Paris was a French cartographer known for his popular and accurate maps of Europe and the newly explored Americas and Africa De L isle was admitted into the French Académie Royale des Sciences an institution financed by the French state After that date he signed his maps with the title of ?Géographe de l?Académie? Five years later he moved to the Quai de l?Horloge in Paris a true publishing hub where his business prospered De L isle?s ascension through the ranks culminated in 1718 when he received the title of Premier Géographe du Roi His new office consisted in teaching geography to the Dauphin King Louis XIV?s. technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; size (in cm) 50 x 65; map of the southern part of South America. One of the earliest known South American civilizations was at Norte Chico, on the central Peruvian coast. Though a pre-ceramic culture, the monumental architecture of Norte Chico is contemporaneous with the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. In 1494, Portugal and Spain, the two great maritime European powers of that time, on the expectation of new lands being discovered in the west, signed the Treaty of Tordesillas, by which they agreed, with the support of the Pope, that all the land outside Europe should be an exclusive duopoly between the two countries. Beginning in the 1530s, the people and natural resources of South America were repeatedly exploited by foreign conquistadors, first from Spain and later f … [Click Below for Full Description]
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