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1828Hall, SidneyLondonPeru$125 Picture

An engraved map, with hand colored outlines.

Size: 16.5 inches X 20.5 inches; Scale: 1 inch = approximately 90 miles.

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, with vivid hand-drawn outline colors.

From A new general atlas, with the divisions and boundaries carefully coloured; Constructed entirely from new drawings, and engraved by Sidney Hall. These maps are typical of their output, with clear and precise engraving depicting copious up-to-date information. Much of the interior of the South American continent was still unknown at the time, but there is good information of the coastal regions. The coast is quite accurately mapped and major mountains are indicated and named.

Sidney Hall was an accomplished engraver and publisher from London.

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 756-52, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 2 Page 253, Hall, Sidney, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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