15 VUILLEMIN, A - Map of South America / Virtual Map Fair 163


Description: VUILLEMIN, A.
Title: Nouvelle carte Illustrée de l'Amérique du Sud . .
Published in: Paris, Fatout, 1860

Size: 23.6 x 33.3 inches.
60.0 x 84.5 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Steel engraved map, a good and dark impression. Paper very slightly spotted and age toned. Repair of lower part center fold 8cm. Into engraved area. Very good.
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A most decorative mid 19th century map, in left and right part 12 vignettes giving a wealth of statistic and commercial information of each region in South America. Also two botanical vignettes in the lower corners. With a colour key .
In lower right corner an inset of the Western hemisphere, with all major steam vessel lines around and to the continent..
The text is engraved in steel by Gérin, and the map by F.Lefévre. The illustrations are after a design by A.Testard and are engraved by Guesnu.
One of the last "carte à figures" maps.
  • Number: 1630216 (25934)
  • Dealer: Paulus Swaen Indian Rocks USA

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