South America c.1880's large lithographed hand color old map 2 sheets detailedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
South America Northern Sheet.
South America Southern Sheet.
Issued c.1885, Philadelphia. Engraved by Bradley.
Detailed oversize late-19th century antique lithographed maps with original hand color. Large folio sheet maps, not to be confused with smaller similar versions of the same era. Nice maps, packed with detail not found on smaller maps of this era.
When assembled together as a single double sheet map, nearly small wall size in scale.
Paper and images remain clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheets measure c. 19"H x 26"W.
Printed areas measure c. 17 3/4"H x 23 3/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.