"L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. De l'Academie Royale", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua
Subject: South America
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
23.3 x 17.8 inches
59.2 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. The map is based on the work of Guillaume Delisle, who is credited in the title cartouche.
Fine impression and original color.