Auction 110, Lot 295

"Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Panama and Northern South America

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 11.2 inches
36.1 x 28.4 cm

Attractive map of the Isthmus of Panama and northwestern South America including most of present day Columbia and part of Venezuela. The map is based on the cartography of Hondius, which was in turn based on the work of Hessel Gerritsz. The decorative embellishments include numerous native figures, an armadillo, a llama, sailing ships and compass roses.


Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/2/2005