South America Andes Mountains inset Brazil Peru c.1865 Dufour large antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Amerique Du Sud
(South America / Brazil / Venezuela / Peru / Patagonia / etc.)
Issued Paris, c. 1865 by Dufour.
Engraved by Gh. Dyonnet.
Scarce, lovely antique engraved folio map with original hand color.
With inset comparison view of the climate zones of the Andes Mountains at bottom.
In near VG or better condition, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor dampstaining in the blank margins. Overall, however, the map remains clean and well-preserved.
The printed area remains visually pleasing -- a nice impression of a scarce and desirable antique map.
Original centerfold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 32" x 24".
Engraved area measures c. 29 1/2" x 22".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , Vol. I, p. 396.