INSULAE AMERICANAE IN OCEANO SEPTENTRIONALI CUM TERRIS ADIACENTIBUS.

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Joan Blaeu


Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

Copper plate engraving, 1635 (1638.)
Image size 14 7/8 x 20 3/8" (37.7 x 51.7 cm) plus margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 37005
Price: $2,750.00
Publisher : Published by Willem Jansz. Blaeu, Amsterdam.
A highly decorative map of the Caribbean. Two cherubs hold the cartouche to which are added snakes, bats, lizards, and other New World fauna. This map is derived from the extremely rare circa 1631 chart by Hessel Gerritsz. A beautiful, bright, and well-colored impression. Embellished with three compass roses, galleons under sail and a dedication cartouche.From a Latin text edition Maps

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