Auction 125, Lot 405

"[Bolivia] Map Drawn by Lieut. Lardner Gibbon U.S. Navy to Accompany his Report", U.S. Navy Dept.

Subject: Bolivia

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication: Senate Ex. Doc. No. 36, 2nd Session, 32nd Congress, Part II

Color: Printed Color

28.5 x 18.3 inches
72.4 x 46.5 cm

This interesting map of Bolivia shows Gibbon's exploration route through the country. A color key identifies the exploration route, geological features and gold, silver, copper, tin and lead mines. An inset shows the continuation of Gibbon's route via the Rio Mamore, and Rio Madeira to the Amazon. The map is from the Report on the Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon by William Lewis Hendon and Lardner Gibbon.


Condition: B

Issued folding, now flattened with fold separations repaired with tissue on verso.

Estimate: $100 - $180

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/24/2008