Auction 103, Lot 249

"South America", Longman Co.

Subject: South America

Period: 1808 (dated)

Publication: Atlas to Cruttwell's Gazetteer

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.2 x 13.2 inches
38.6 x 33.5 cm

Delicately colored, copper-engraved map of the continent. Good interior detail of villages, watershed and topography. Shows the line of Demarcation between the Spanish and Portuguese as fixed by Pope Alexander VI in 1500.

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Condition: A

Wide margins with a bit of staining at very edge.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/11/2003

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