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Auction 147, Lot 345

"Tafelein Anzeigend den weg, wie die Hollandische Flotta von dem Hafen zu Callao…", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Lima & Callao, Peru

Period: 1634 (circa)

Publication: Decima Tertia Pars Historiae Americanae

Color: Black & White

7.1 x 6.1 inches
18 x 15.5 cm
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Map of the seacoast south of the port of Lima and north of the bay near the Pescadores Islands. Coastal topography, soundings off the shore, and a compass rose capped with a fleur-de-lis and radiating rhumb lines are shown. An inset depicting a Dutch fleet in the bay east of the Pescadores Islands appears in the left corner. On a sheet of Latin text (9.3 x 13.3"). Published by Merian.


Condition: A

Minor show-through of text on verso and some faint offsetting, a few wormholes, and several short tears along the sheet's edges, all well away from image.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 11/20/2013