Auction 151, Lot 418

"Piano Scenografico della Citta dei Re, o sia di Lima Capitale del Regno del Peru", Gazzettiere Americano

Subject: Lima, Peru

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Atlante dell' America…

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.5 x 10.1 inches
26.7 x 25.7 cm

This is a very detailed view of the fortified city of Lima. The river protects one side and extensive ramparts and suburbs surround the other sides. Across the top the legend lists and keys 70 buildings and important features within the city and vicinity. Drawn by Veremondo Rossi with no attribution given for the engraver. A beautifully engraved and scarce Italian-produced map.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding. A fine impression with a couple of very minor spots and a damp stain at top right, just entering title.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Unsold

Closed on 11/19/2014

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