Auction 125, Lot 413

"Plan of the City and Suburbs of Buenos Ayres…",

Subject: Argentina, Buenos Aires

Period: 1889 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

23.5 x 18.5 inches
59.7 x 47 cm

This is a very uncommon and detailed plan of the city naming streets, important buildings, tramways, dock, etc. The map illustrates the Metropolitan Tramways, which are colored in red and blue. It was copied from a plan drawn in 1886 and shows the rapidly growing city by blocks outlined in dotted lines. Published by Waterlow Brothers and Layton in London. We can find no record of this map being on the market previously.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with fold separation reinforced on verso with tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/24/2008