South America 1855 maps Colton Lot x 6 lovely large Chile Brazil ArgentinaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued 1855, NY by Colton.
Beautiful lot of six mid-19th century antique maps. Engraved and offset lithographed with original hand color.
Peru and Bolivia.
Patagonia, South Orkney or Powell's Group, Falkland Islands, & South Georgia Island.
Argentine Republic, Chili, Uruguay, & Paraguay.
Venezuela, New Granada, and Ecuador.
Brazil and Guayana.
Light uniform paper age toning, but remaining very clean and fresh in appearance - all pleasing and well preserved visual examples. All with blank versos.
Sheet measures c. 15 7/8" x 18 5/8".
Printed area measures c. 12 3/4" x 15 3/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 288-9.