Auction 110, Lot 288

"America Meridionalis Concinata juxta Observationes … per G. de L'Isle, Geographum…", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: South America

Period: 1772 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Novus…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 18 inches
58.4 x 45.7 cm

Striking map of all South America, with the southern portion inclined too far to the west, and good detail and interesting notations concerning recent explorations of the interior. The tracks of several voyages are shown in the Pacific where the Solomon Islands are also delineated. Large, fully colored, decorative cartouche with natives and an incongruous elephant.

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Condition: A

Tissue repair of a short fold separation at bottom and a couple of edge tears, else near fine.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/2/2005

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