Partie du Perou Amer. Mer. No. 20
Place Published: Brussels
Publisher: Vandermaelen, Phillipe Marie
Date Published: 1827
Description: Map. Lithograph with original hand outline. Image measures 19" x 21.5".
Comments: Beautiful map of southern portion of Peru, with Lake Titicaca in great detail. Also included is Cuzco, the historic capital city of the Incan Empire, where Machu Picchu was "discovered" in 1911. Double page with centerfold. From Vandermaelen's 6 volume "Atlas universel de geographie physique, politique, statistique et mineralogique, sur l'echelle de 1/16411836". Can be combined as gores to form an immense globe. The atlas was the first to map the world on a uniform scale.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 204788