Auction 140, Lot 401

"Peru", Keere, Pieter Van Den

Subject: Peru

Period: 1609 (circa)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Black & White

4.8 x 3.5 inches
12.2 x 8.9 cm

An interesting miniature map of Peru oriented with north at right, and extending into Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile. Major cities and villages are noted, including Quito, Lima, Cuzco and La Paz. A simple strapwork cartouche and moiré-patterned sea adorn the map. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: B+

A few faint spots, marginal soiling and two minute tears in top blank margin. There is some show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $65

Closed on 5/23/2012