South America 1866 Ravenstein pair 2 old engraved maps large detailed ColonialBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Karte von Sud-America. Nordl. Theil.
Karte von Sud-America. Sudl. Theil.
(South America in two sheets- northern and southern parts)
Issued London, 1865-6. Engraved by G. Dietrich. Cartography by Ravenstein. Color lithographed with touches of original hand color.
Attractive old engraved and lithographed 19th century set of 2 antique maps. Issued on two sheets, together forming an oversized depiction of the continent in the middle of the century.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheets measure c. 14 1/4"H x 18 5/8"W.
Printed areas measure c. 13"H x 17 3/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4.