The Old Print Shop

Peru and Bolivia.

  • ARTIST: Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1851

  • EDITION SIZE: 12 1/2 x 15" (318 x 382mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine map from Mitchell's, "A New Universal Atlas containing maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World". Mitchell is one of the first truly successful commercial cartographers in the United States. This map expertly depicts Peru and Bolivia, capturing their geographical intricacies with remarkable accuracy. Every detail, from the contours of the land to the flow of rivers, is rendered with precision, showcasing Mitchell's mastery of cartography. Beyond its practical use as a geographical tool, this map is also a piece of art, with decorative elements enhancing its overall appeal.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original hand coloring. Marginal loss at top.