South-America, Brasil; Henricus Hondius - Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula - approx. 1630 - Folio-format hand-coloured copper engraving of Brazil.
Dimensions: approx. 46 x 57 cm.
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"
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.
- Country (current geographical location)
- South America
- Geographical specification
- Map maker/ publisher
- Hondius, Henricus
- Map/ Book title
- Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula
- Copper engraving
- Additional Information
- Folio-format hand-coloured copper engraving of Brazil
- Size of the largest image
- 46×57 cm