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Antique map of Yucatan, Honduras, Guatemala by Montanus

Antique map of Yucatan, Honduras, Guatemala by Montanus
Cartographer

Montanus

Title

Yucatan partie de la Nouvelle Espagne et Guatimala

Published

Amsterdam, 1671

Size

28.5 x 36.1 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18661

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 1250

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).