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Scarce early plan of of Cuzco, published in Paris, based on the work of Charles Wiener

The map title translates as "Cuzco (Ccozcco) First Capital of the Tahuantin-Suyu Empire (Upper and Lower Peru)".

Charles Wiener, was an Austrian-French scientist-explorer, who is best known as the explorer who traveled extensively in Peru, climbed the Illimani and came close to re-discovering Machu Picchu.  

The present map is one of several maps prepared in connection with the report of Wiener's account of his travels, PEROU ET BOLIVIE.: Récit De Voyage Suivie D’études Archéologiques Et Ethnographiques Et De Notes Sur L’écriture Et Les Langues De Populations Indiennes