Auction 114, Lot 338

"[Lot of 2] Platte Grond van Lima de hoofdstad van Peru [and] Guarme",

Subject: Peru

Period: 1671-1765


Color: Black & White

See Description

1) A graphic bird's eye plan of the town of Lima with a key to the major buildings and fortifications. From Isaac Tirion's Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren circa 1765 (10.3 x 7.2")

2) This is a view of the town of Guarme on the coast of Peru, which was visited by the Dutch fleet under van Spilbergen in 1615. This is from Arnoldus Montanus' De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld: of Beschryving van America, published by Jacob van Meurs in 1671 (6.5 x 5") . On a full sheet of Dutch text.


Condition: A

Both slightly toned.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 3/1/2006