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Peru by Arnoldus Montanus, 1671, Amsterdam
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  • Title: Peru by Arnoldus Montanus, 1671, Amsterdam
  • Date/Period: 1671
  • Materials: Copperplate engraved
  • Size: 17x15 1/4”.

    Peru, shows the viceroyalty with all present day Peru, Ecuador and parts of Bolivia and Chile. Published in ‘De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld’. Considered the first encyclopedia to focus just on the America’s. Published in Amsterdam. Extremely beautiful early map is richly decorated with two cartouche’s. The upper cartouche shows locals in native costumes, two carrying weapons. Natural history is also represented with a Lama, armadillo, lizard and a snake as well as plants. Cornucopia shows fruits. Lower cartouche shows a miles scale with mermen and a mermaid. Further decorative features include three ships, one firing cannons, a sea monster is also of the coast. The major cities shown include Lima with the port of Callao, Quito, La Paz and Potosi, among other. Mountains, rivers along with lake Titicaca are shown. Two curiosities of the map include the omission of the great Inca capital of Cusco, a error. As well as showing the compass rose incorrectly oriented. Pointing towards the top, north should be pointing to the left in this map. Copperplate engraved. Original hand color. Overall in good condition. (Examine the multiple pics shown including verso). Minor foxing on margins.

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    Peru by Arnoldus Montanus, 1671, Amsterdam

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  • Title: Peru by Arnoldus Montanus, 1671, Amsterdam
  • Date/Period: 1671
  • Materials: Copperplate engraved
  • Size: 17x15 1/4”.

    Peru, shows the viceroyalty with all present day Peru, Ecuador and parts of Bolivia and Chile. Published in ‘De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld’. Considered the first encyclopedia to focus just on the America’s. Published in Amsterdam. Extremely beautiful early map is richly decorated with two cartouche’s. The upper cartouche shows locals in native costumes, two carrying weapons. Natural history is also represented with a Lama, armadillo, lizard and a snake as well as plants. Cornucopia shows fruits. Lower cartouche shows a miles scale with mermen and a mermaid. Further decorative features include three ships, one firing cannons, a sea monster is also of the coast. The major cities shown include Lima with the port of Callao, Quito, La Paz and Potosi, among other. Mountains, rivers along with lake Titicaca are shown. Two curiosities of the map include the omission of the great Inca capital of Cusco, a error. As well as showing the compass rose incorrectly oriented. Pointing towards the top, north should be pointing to the left in this map. Copperplate engraved. Original hand color. Overall in good condition. (Examine the multiple pics shown including verso). Minor foxing on margins.

    Reserve: $675.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Free shipping to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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