Auction 112, Lot 353

"Plan Scenographique de la Cite des Rois ou Lima Capitale de Royaume de Perou", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Peru - Lima

Period: 1771 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 8 inches
31.8 x 20.3 cm

Terrific copper engraved plan of the fortified city of Lima. Key at right locates 70 features on the map including cathedrals, universities and colleges, monasteries, hotels, and more. This larger example shares the identical title with another Bellin issue that has keys in both French and Dutch at the sides.

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Condition: A

Nice impression on fine hand laid paper with original margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/28/2005

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