LOT 927
SOLD €320,00

[South America] James Wyld (1812-87). Colombia Prima or South America,

Drawn from the Large Map in Eight Sheets By Louis Stanislas D'Arcy Delarochette. London, James Wyld, (ca. 1833). Copper engr. handcol. (in outline) map. 4 sheets joined, total 116 x 83.5 cm (top and bottom pieces not joined together).

James Wyld Jr. was a distinguished British map maker and the official geographer to Queen Victoria. A nice exemplar of his map of South America, based on the manuscript map of South America by Delarochette, first publ. by William Faden in 1807. The orig. Delarochette Colombia Prima map is one of the great maps of South America of the 19th cent. Rolled, edges sl. worn. (total 2)

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