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Auction 99, Lot 300

"Il Cuscho Citta Principale della Provincia del Peru", Ramusio, Giovanni Battista

Subject: Peru

Period: 1565 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 10.5 inches
36.8 x 26.7 cm

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. Fine crisp impression of this scarce early view. Blank verso.


Condition: B

Very faint toning along fold and tissue repair of bottom third of fold.

Estimate: $400 - $450


Closed on 6/12/2002