Auction 95, Lot 204

"Carte Particuliere du Perou, Plan de la Ville de Lima, Description de Quelques Plantes, Animaux, & Machines du Pays…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Peru

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.8 x 19.5 inches
37.6 x 49.5 cm

An interesting folio sheet containing two maps and two engravings with panels of French text. The top map covers the Northwest coast of South America from Panama to northernmost Chili. This is flanked by two nice engraving depicting the people, animals and plants of the region. At bottom is a plan of Lima showing its fortifications.

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Condition: A

Some smudge of printer's ink in text at left, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001

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