Auction 150, Lot 381

"Suite du Perou Audience de Lima", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northern Peru

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.3 x 8 inches
28.7 x 20.3 cm

Copper engraved map covering the northern two-thirds of Peru. The map shows Pisco near the bottom and extends north to above 6° S. latitude. It names Lima, Cuzco, Abancay, Guamanga, Guamuco, Cambas, Yurimanguas, Naranjos, Moyobamba, and more. There is nice detail of smaller towns, mountain ranges, and rivers.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with wide margins and a couple of minor spots.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/17/2014

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