"Typus Geographicus Chili Paraguay Freti Magellanici &c", Homann Heirs
Subject: South America - Southern
Period: 1733 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.3 x 19 inches
56.6 x 48.3 cm
Handsome, detailed map covering the southern part of the continent based on the cartography of Delisle and the information gleaned from the voyages of Brouwer, Narbouroug and Beauchesne. Filled with information of settlements, missions, forests, rivers, volcanoes and mountains. The lower right corner is filled with a inset map (plan of the city of Santiago) and in the lower left corner is a decorative title cartouche incorporating an erupting volcano.
Some light soil and stains. Tissue repair on bottom fold separation in margin.