Auction 140, Lot 376

"South America", Lucas, Fielding

Subject: South America

Period: 1823 (circa)

Publication: A General Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 10.3 inches
21.6 x 26.2 cm

This map of South America depicts a large United Provinces, consisting of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and northern Argentina. Colombia extends to include Venezuela and Ecuador, and Patagonia encompasses the southern tip of the continent. Lucas' General Atlas is known as one of the finest general atlases produced in the U.S. at the time, due to the high quality paper, superior engraving quality, and attractive coloring style. Engraved by J. Yeager.

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Condition: B

Wide margins with light toning and minor foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $70

Closed on 5/23/2012

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