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Auction 95, Lot 201

"Il Cuscho Citta Principale Della Provinci del Peru", Ramusio, Giovanni Battista

Subject: Peru

Period: 1565 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.7 x 10.7 inches
37.3 x 27.2 cm
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A very early view of the city of Cuzco based on Braun & Hogenberg's depiction of the city. Several figures depicted both inside the city walls and on the hillside and roads leading into the city. Title in ribbon banner. Accompanied by the Italian text sheet describing the city.


Condition: A

Fine crisp impression of this scarce early view. Blank verso. Very faint discoloration along fold, overall very good.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/13/2001