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Lot 0074
  • Map: La Ville de Potosi, en Perou
  • Cartographer: van der Aa
  • Place & Date: Leiden / 1707
  • Size: 13 5/8" x 11 1/4"
  • Condition: b&w; a repaired tear in the wide left margin; some wrinkling and fraying along the edges of the margins

    A dramatic view of the Peruvian (now Bolivian) silver-mining town of Potosi, with the silver mountain looming in the background behind the town and its mills for grinding and cleaning the precious ore. In Spanish, "Potosi" has become a synonym for fabulous wealth. A strong, dark impression in a beautifully preserved exemplar.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

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  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w; a repaired tear in the wide left margin; some wrinkling and fraying along the edges of the margins?

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    van der Aa: Antique View of Potosi, Bolivia

    Estimate $140 - $155Dec 20, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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