Auction 146, Lot 358

"[Lot of 2] Der Hafen von Callo in dem Stillen Meere oder Mer del Sur nebst der Kusten… [and] Plan Scenographique de la Cite des Rois ou Lima Capitale du Royaume de Perou…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Lima & Callao, Peru

Period: 1744-65 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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A. Der Hafen von Callo in dem Stillen Meere oder Mer del Sur nebst der Kusten... / Le Port de Callao dans la Mer Pacifique ou Mer del Sur avec les Cotes…, dated 1744 (14.3 x 8.9"). This map depicts the area surrounding Lima and the port of Callao, extending to include the island of San Lorenzo. The topography of the land is shown pictorially, and the coastline is filled with depth soundings. Encased in decorative cartouches, both the title and a legend are in German and French languages. Condition: Issued folding on watermarked paper with light soiling.

B. Plan Scenographique de la Cite des Rois ou Lima Capitale du Royaume de Perou…, from Le Petit Atlas Maritime, circa 1765 (12.5 x 7.8"). Terrific copper engraved plan of the fortified city of Lima, the capital of Peru. Key at right locates 70 features on the map including cathedrals, universities and colleges, monasteries, hotels, and more. Condition: Light soiling.

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Condition: B+

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Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/4/2013

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