Auction 104, Lot 299

"Amerique du Sud", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: South America

Period: 1856-58 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel, Physique, Historique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 28.7 inches
52.8 x 72.9 cm

Extremely detailed map of the continent, with profile view of the Andes, ocean currents and wind directions. Details rivers, mountain ranges, cities, missions, and Indian villages. Finely engraved vignette titled "Zone Equatoriale des Andes comprise entre 0° - 20° de Latitude S. et N." Seven distance scales and fancy titling.


Condition: B

Nice impression and coloring with full margins. A few small, light scattered spots, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $160


Closed on 9/10/2003