Auction 104, Lot 298

"Colombia Prima or South America Drawn from the Large Map in Eight Sheets", Wyld, James

Subject: South America

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication: A New General Atlas of Modern Geography

Color: Hand Color

30 x 21.4 inches
76.2 x 54.4 cm

A large and truly beautiful map of the continent on two sheets, unjoined. The considerable detail includes civil divisions, populations and the extent of each nation. Fancy Victorian titling and keyboard-style borders surround the map. Joined size would be approximately 30" x 42". A very fine example.

References: Phillips (A) 6091 #54-55.

Condition: A+

Fabulous impression and striking original color. Trace of very light toning along one centerfold, still fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 9/10/2003