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Auction 91, Lot 199

"Peruani Regni Descriptio",

Subject: Peru

Period: 1605 (circa)

Publication: Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum

Color: Black & White

11.2 x 9 inches
28.4 x 22.9 cm

State 2 (with the date removed) of this important early map of Peru. The map is a finely engraved delineation with numerous cities located throughout. Embellished with a large strapwork title cartouche and a fully engraved sea. Minor printers crease and some stains in wide margins, well away from the map.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/14/2000