Catalog Archive
Auction 113, Lot 333

"Nouvelle Carte Illustre de l'Amerique du Sud…", Vuillemin, Alexander A.

Subject: South America

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Geographie Commerciale et Industrielle

Color: Hand Color

33 x 23.5 inches
83.8 x 59.7 cm
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Magnificent large chart from this scarce nineteenth century atlas. The map is filled with an impressive array of information illustrating the physical and geographical divisions, colonial possessions, roads and railways, forts, mines and the plant and mineral distributions. Includes an inset of the Western Hemisphere showing the primary shipping routes. The map is flanked with side panels containing numerous meticulously engraved vignettes representing the various industries and peoples of the different countries and regions.


Condition: B

Original color. There are a couple of small, light spots in the map and some damp stains in the blank margins, but it is overall very clean and attractive.

Estimate: $450 - $500


Closed on 12/7/2005