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Auction 174, Lot 364

"Carte Particuliere du Perou, Plan de la Ville de Lima, Description de Quelques Plantes, Animaux, & Machines du Pays...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Western South America, Peru

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 19.1 inches
37.6 x 48.5 cm
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This interesting folio sheet contains two maps and two engravings surrounded by panels of French text. The top map covers the northwest coast of South America from Panama to northernmost Chili, with detail of towns, rivers, and mountain ranges. The map is flanked by two engravings depicting the people, tools, animals, and plants of the region. At bottom is a bird's-eye plan of Lima showing its fortifications.


Condition: A

A nice impression, issued folding on paper with a Strasburg Lily watermark, a hint of toning, and archivally repaired fold separations confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/11/2019