"Americus Vesputius", Montanus/Dapper
Period: 1673 (published)
Color: Black & White
6.7 x 11 inches
17 x 27.9 cm
A fine portrait of the Italian navigator in whose honor America was named. He is shown using cartographic instruments with ships in the background. The oval portrait is surrounded in a richly engraved, cartouche-like border.
Minor printer's crease and slight uneven toning, still very good.