Auction 121, Lot 387

"Amerique du Sud dressee par A. H. Dufour. Gravee par Ch. Dyonnet", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: South America

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 29.8 inches
55.4 x 75.7 cm

Superb, large map of South America has great detail of rivers, mountain ranges, cities, missions, and Indian villages. Ocean currents and shipping routes are featured prominently. Bolivia has its outlet to the sea, and the Confederation of Argentina is separated from Patagonia. Finely engraved perspective view shows the various altitude zones in the region. Seven distance scales.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression on thick paper. Some marginal toning.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/26/2007

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