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The first Atlas of Peru. 72 plates, some colored, some folding. Lacking plate i [map of Peru] as well as title and text leaves. Plate ii soiled. Plate x detached with losses to edges not affecting image. Folding maps xvii, xxxiv, xlii, lxiii tears without loss. Panoramic plate liv (nearly five feet long) has separation at folds. Plate lvi is misnumbered lv. Plate lv is misnumbered liv. Folio; quarter green morocco; marbled boards. Intermittent peripheral soiling, foxing & staining. Striking realist folio images after daguerreotypes by Pincon & Simeon lithographed by Auguste Bry et al. See Phillips 2769 (Paris: Fermin Didot Hermanos) whose copy roughly (spelling variations and pagination reversals) collates to the present volume but which lacks plate 29bis ("Plano de Huancavelica" which is present in this volume). ; Sepia-toned Lithograph; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition.