Auction 92, Lot 230

"Chile", Ogilby, John

Subject: Chile

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America …

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 11.2 inches
35.6 x 28.4 cm

Striking copper plate engraved map with good detail of mountains, rivers and cities. Large pictorial title and distance scales cartouche featuring natives and putti. North is oriented to left, and the compass rose incorrectly puts north at top. Two galleons sail in the ocean. Reduced copy of title page included.

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Condition: A+

Mild even toning.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/13/2000

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