8°. 29-35 pp., facing pages marked with the same number, with colour lithographed plates, printed covers, stapled (tiny loss of paper in the lower corners of the last pages, light staining and foxing, otherwise in a good used condition).
Very rare – Juan Ondarza’s large and highly detailed wall map of Bolivia, the first proper survey of the republic and one of the great monuments of the 19th Century cartography of Latin America, published by J.H. Colton in New York; at the centre of an entertaining, yet bizarre, story of intrepid Andean surveying, patriotic pride, financial scandal and…
Brazil (Eastern – Core Regions) – Rio De Janeiro, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Pernambuco / The ‘Brazilian Enlightenment’ Karte Von Ostbrasilien. Carte géographique de la partie orientale de l’empire du Brésil, en quatre feuilles, contenant les Provinces maritimes de Pernambuco jusqu’a Rio de Janeiro, celle de Minas Geraës, et une partie des provinces limitrophes, redigée d’apres leurs propres observations…
An authoritative composition featuring two maps of Chicago, one centring upon the inner city and the other showcasing the fast-growing suburban areas of the future ‘Chicagoland’, by Rand, McNally & Company, the nationally important Chicago-based map house. Bi-chrome lithograph (black and green) printed on both sides, folding into original printed tan card wrappers (Very Good, clean, bright and…
A fine example of an important and beautifully produced national atlas of chile, featuring 39 maps predicated upon the best scientific sources, made by Enrique Espinoza, who is credited with revolutionizing the study of geography in Chile, published by the venerable Paris firm of Erhard Frères. Small 4° (27 x 20.5 cm): 2 pp., 39 maps (5 folding;…
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