Auction 99, Lot 615

"Maps of the Orinoco-Essequibo Region South America", U.S. Government

Subject: Atlases - South America

Period: 1897 (published)



15 x 16.6 inches
38.1 x 42.2 cm

Subtitle: Compiled for the Commission appointed by the President of the United States "to Investigate and Report upon the true divisional line between the Republic of Venezuela and British Guiana." Interesting compilation of maps pertinent to the boundary question, including reproductions of several early maps of the world, South America and its various parts - several in color. This is the atlas volume (Vol. 4) for the Venezuelan Boundary Commission. Paper covers.


Condition: B

Covers defective and first few leaves chipped and torn. Maps mostly very good. Numerous library stamps

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/12/2002