"L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations…", Delisle/Schenk
Subject: South America
Period: 1708 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
23.2 x 17.8 inches
58.9 x 45.2 cm
This large copper engraved map shows the continent with good detail and has interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior. Tracks of several voyages are shown in the Pacific. The large decorative title cartouche is flanked by natives.
Dark impression with a combination of original and later color. Some foxing and wormholes in blank margins, not affecting map.