Auction 114, Lot 339

"Suite du Perou Audience de Lima", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Peru

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 8.3 inches
29.2 x 21.1 cm

Copper engraved map covering the northern two-thirds of Peru. The map shows Pisco near the bottom and extends north to above 6° S. latitude. Names Lima, Cuzco, Abancay, Guamanga, Guamuco, Cambas, Yurimanguas, Naranjos, Moyobamba, and more. Nice detail of smaller towns, mountain ranges, and rivers. Large decorative title cartouche in rococo-style.

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Condition: A

Clean example with modern coloring, including cartouche. A few very light stains in margins not affecting map.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/1/2006

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