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Antique map of Yucatan, Honduras, Guatemala by Montanus


Stock number: 18661

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Cartographer

Montanus

Title

Yucatan partie de la Nouvelle Espagne et Guatimala

First Published

Amsterdam, 1671

Size

28.5 x 36.1 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 1,250.00




Description

One of the best obtainable early maps of the region, a reduced version of the scarce Blaeu map that appears in Atlas Maior only.

" [ Arnold Montanus ] Published a notable Atlas of America which was used by John Ogilby as the basis for his 'An Accurate Description and Complete History of America'. The maps were extremely decorative [...]."

(Moreland and Bannister).



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