Auction 104, Lot 295

"America Meridionalis Concinata juxta Observationes … per G. de L'Isle, Geographum…", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: South America

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 17.8 inches
57.9 x 45.2 cm

Large copper engraved map of the continent with good detail and interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior. The tracks of several voyages are shown in the Pacific where the Solomon Islands are also delineated. Large, fully colored, decorative cartouche with natives and an incongruous elephant. A very handsome map of the continent that looks better than the condition may suggest.

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Condition: B

Generally good impression and coloring. A few small wormholes along centerfold, a small ink spot near neatline, light impression at lower right, soft crease along centerfold.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/10/2003

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