"Carte du Perou ou se Trouvent les Audiences de Quito, Lima et la Plata. Projettee et Assujettie aux Observations Astronomiques", Bonne/Lattre
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Moderne
Color: Hand Color
12.4 x 17.3 inches
31.5 x 43.9 cm
This handsome map covers the central portion of South America's western coastal region. It spans from above the Equator to below the Tropic of Capricorn, features good coastal detail, and names several native peoples. The map is adorned with a decorative cartouche and four distance scales.
Contemporary outline color on a bright, watermarked sheet with light toning along the edges of the sheet.