Auction 97, Lot 260

"Amerique du Sud", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: South America

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication: Atlas de Choix, ou Recueil…

Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 35.1 inches
62.2 x 89.2 cm

Superb, large map of South America with great detail of rivers, mountain ranges, cities, missions, and Indian villages. Small insets at bottom of the Galapagos Islands and the South Shetland and Orkney Islands. Nicely engraved with elegant calligraphy title.

References: Philips (A) #6093-55

Condition: A

Even light toning with minor marginal tears.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2001