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Auction 88, Lot 155

"America Meridionalis", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: South America

Period: 1616 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 5.7 inches
19.6 x 14.5 cm
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Copper engraved map of the continent engraved with considerable detail including the large inland lake in Guiana, mountains and forests, and filled with place names. Strapwork title cartouche and compass rose. Later color with a bit of bleed through. German text on verso.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 10/2/1999