The Old Print Shop

Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala.

  • ARTIST: Arnoldus Montanus

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Jacob van Meurs, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1671.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 3/8 x 14" (288 x 355 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From Montanus' "De Nieuwe en Onbe kende Weereld: of Beschryving van America". Based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz, this early chart covers the coastline of Central America, including Mexico, the Yucatan, the Bay of Honduras and Costa Rica. Western Florida and part of Cuba are also mapped.The map locates numerous settlements, rivers, and harbors in the interior and identifies multiple mountain ranges.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Black and white.