"Guiana sive Amazonum Regio", Montanus/Dapper
Period: 1673 (published)
Color: Hand Color
14.2 x 11.2 inches
36.1 x 28.4 cm
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.