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Auction 188, Lot 304


"A Chart of the Coasts of Peru, Quito, Popayan and the Isthmus of Darien", Moll, Herman

Subject: Northwestern South America

Period: 1735 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.1 x 7.1 inches
28.2 x 18 cm
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A chart of the region from Cape Blanco in Costa Rica to Arica in northern Chili. There is good detail along the coastline with numerous place names identified along with rhumb lines and a compass rose in the Pacific Ocean. Decorated by a simple block-style title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Light toning and a bit of offsetting from an opposing page of text.

Estimate: $60 - $75

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/22/2022