Auction 105, Lot 258

"[Lot of 6] South America I - VI", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: South America

Period: 1842 (published)


Color: Hand Color

16.2 x 13 inches
41.1 x 33 cm

Complete set of maps detailing the entire continent. Each is incredibly detailed, showing topography, cities, towns, Indian villages, and very interesting notations concerning explorations. Complete set of six folio maps, finely engraved with good outline coloring. Set includes: 1) South America Sheet 1 Nueva - Granada, Venezuela and part of Brazil and Guayana; 2) South America Sheet II Guayana and North Brazil; 3) South America Sheet III South Brazil with Paraguay and Uruguay; 4) South America Sheet IV la Plata and Chile; 5) "South America Sheet V Patagonia; 6) South America Sheet VI Bolivia and Peru with a Part of Brazil.


Condition: A

Some marginal soiling at sides and a few maps closely trimmed, as issued.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/3/2003