“Chili, La Plata or the Argentine Republic & Bolivia.” From Black’s General Atlas of the World.
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1879. 14 ¾ x 10 ¼. Lithographic transfer from plate engraved by Sidney Hall. Lithographed in colors.
One of a series of precisely detailed maps of the world from one of the leading British mapmaking firms of the nineteenth century. Adam and Charles Black issued atlases from the 1840s through the 80s, keeping their maps as current as possible. These handsome maps are splendid examples of their output.