Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 284

"Carte de l'Amerique Meridionale", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: South America

Period: 1838 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.1 x 16 inches
28.2 x 40.6 cm

Copper engraved map of the continent, showing the extent of the Amazon River system, as it was then known. Includes the island of Juan Fernandez and the Falklands. Special attention has been made to naming and locating all the river systems in the continent, as well as the topography. Fancy scroll lettering in title.


Condition: B

Delicately engraved on strong paper. Faded original outline color.

Estimate: $70 - $90


Closed on 3/5/2003