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Auction 95, Lot 205

"The Port of Callao, in the South Sea; with the Adjacent islands, Rocks & Coasts to Windward and Leeward, and the Soundings in Fathoms", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Peru

Period: 1753 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

14.3 x 8.1 inches
36.3 x 20.6 cm
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Copper engraved map details the region and shows Lima, Callao and Ancon. Locates Friar's Leap. Shows numerous soundings in harbor, rocks and small islands. Inland detail includes roads, rivers and fields. Decorative cartouche with clipper ship under full sail, compass rose.

References: Jolly #GENT-82.

Condition: A

Fine hand-laid paper with small watermark.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/13/2001