Auction 150, Lot 360

"[Manuscript Map] Amerique du Sud",

Subject: South America

Period: 1879 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 17.2 inches
31 x 43.7 cm

Decorative map of South America showing political divisions and numerous place names along the coastline. The Galapagos islands are shown just inside the left neatline. Decorated by a cartouche featuring a perched hummingbird. Drawn by Marie Demicule.


Condition: B

Light scattered foxing and offsetting with several fold separations closed on verso with archival tape. Map is trimmed to the neatlines and adhered to a larger sheet to create margins, apparently as issued.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/17/2014