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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1817Thomson, JohnEdinburghPeru, Chili, La Plata$300 Picture

An engraved map, with hand colored outlines

Size: 23 inches X 19 3/4 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is an excellent clean copy, with strong hand colored outlines.

Taken from Thomson's New General Atlas, one of the great English atlases of the period. This large map includes the countries of Peru, Chilli, and La Plata. The interior portions of these countries are commented with "Unknown Territory", "Cannibal Indians", and "Indian Nations but little known".

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 731-71, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 4 Page 271 Thomson, John, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999; Rumsey 1007.077

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