Auction 97, Lot 267

"Zee en Land Togt door Fr. Pizarrus en D. Almagrus van Panama Gedaan na Peru", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Western South America

Period: 1706 (published)

Publication: Seer-Aanmerkelijke Scheeps-Togten…

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.5 x 6.7 inches
11.4 x 17 cm

Fine, decorative map of the western part of South America and part of Central America. It stretches from Costa Rica to northern Chili and illustrates the travels of Franciscus Pizarrus (Pizarro) and Didacus Almagrus from Panama to Peru in the year 1526. The large pictorial cartouche shows Pizarro landing in Peru. Still bound into the book that also includes 35 double-page fascinating engravings illustrating the conquest of the Inca people.

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Condition: B

Map evenly toned with one split just entering border. Book lacks covers, but plates generally very good with one torn and defective.

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/5/2001

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