South America, Brasil; Hondius, Henricus - Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula - 1630

Description
South America, Brasil; Hondius, Henricus - Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula - 1630
Folio-format hand-coloured copper engraving of Brazil

South-America, Brasil; Henricus Hondius - Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula - approx. 1630 - Folio-format hand-coloured copper engraving of Brazil.

Dimensions: approx. 46 x 57 cm.

Description:
Strikng full color example of Hondius' map of Brazil, oriented with West at the top.
Brazil is divided into Capitanias, with excellent coastal detail and a more speculative detail in the interior parts of the map.
Includes inset vignettes of indigenous scenes and animals. Inset maps of the "Baya de Todos os Sanctos" and "Villa d'Olinda de Pernambuco"

Condition:
With Latin text on verso -- Ample margins, deposited on the centerfold; with deposited marginal tear, otherwise in very good condition.

Copper engraving published in Amsterdam, approx. 1630.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
South America
Geographical specification
Brasil
Map maker/ publisher
Hondius, Henricus
Map/ Book title
Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula
Period
1630
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Folio-format hand-coloured copper engraving of Brazil
Size of the largest image
46×57 cm
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