Auction 108, Lot 273

"Peru", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Peru

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 7.2 inches
25.4 x 18.3 cm

Lovely small map of Peru from this slightly larger format Atlas Minor. The map is fully engraved to depict the mountainous country and numerous towns and cities of the Inca civilization. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche, large compass rose and rhumb lines.

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Condition: B

Very sharp impression. Binder's trim of bottom margin affecting most of bottom neatline.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004

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