Auction 149, Lot 390

"Platte Grond van Lima de Hoofstad van Peru", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Lima, Peru

Period: 1767 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie van Amerika…

Color: Black & White

10.3 x 7.2 inches
26.2 x 18.3 cm

This striking plan shows the fortified city of Lima in nice detail. A key below the title identifies the major buildings, including a palace, cathedral, town hall, and hospital. The city is protected on one side by a river while extensive ramparts and suburbs surround the other sides.

References: Phillips (M) p. 359.

Condition: A

A dark impression issued folding with remnants of hinge tape on verso and minor toning along the sheet's edges, well away from image.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $40

Closed on 5/21/2014