Catalog Archive
Auction 104, Lot 305

"Guiana sive Amazonum Regio", Montanus/Dapper

Subject: Guyana

Period: 1673 (published)


Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 11.2 inches
36.1 x 28.4 cm
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A great map of the region based on the work of Hessel Gerritsz who traveled in the region in 1628. The map includes the Parime Lacus and Manoa, o el Dorado. The map is richly embellished with a very large title cartouche and distance scale, both flanked by Native Brazilians and the mythical figures of Mercury and Neptune.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/10/2003