Auction 101, Lot 239

"Colombia Prima or South America Drawn from the Large Map in Eight Sheets", Delarochette, Louis Stanislas d'Arcy

Subject: South America

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
30.3 x 21.4 inches
77 x 54.4 cm

Impressive map of South America on two large sheets. Finely detailed throughout with numerous interesting (English) notations concerning the native inhabitants. Fine calligraphy title. Published by James Wyld. If joined the map would measure 30.3 x 42.8".

References: Phillips (A) #6096-64 & 65.

Condition: A

Small marginal tear, repaired and one tiny spot, still very good.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/4/2002

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