Auction 145, Lot 401

"A Plan of Lima", Harris, John

Subject: Lima, Peru

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 7.7 inches
21.6 x 19.6 cm

A lovely bird's-eye plan of the city of Lima with a numbered key at bottom identifying 30 locations on the map. This sheet was published with a view of Potosi at bottom, which has been removed from this example.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HARR-1a #5.1.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with a tear that enters 1.25" into image at top right that has been archivally repaired. Professionally remargined at bottom with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/12/2013