Auction 104, Lot 311

"A New and Accurate Map of Peru, and the Country of the Amazones. Drawn from the most authentick (sic) French Maps &c.", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Central North America

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
16.6 x 13.7 inches
42.2 x 34.8 cm

Great copper engraved map with much detail focused on the Amazon River. Covers the region from Ecuador south well into Chili. The western coastal areas are fully developed and well mapped with hundreds of place names, including Lima. Several interesting notations including one locating gold and silver. The Amazon is shown in amazing detail. Decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A

Professional repair of a small area of paper weakness at centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/10/2003

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