"Carte de la Terre Ferme, du Perou, du Bresil, et du Pays des Amazones…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Northern South America
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
20.4 x 16 inches
51.8 x 40.6 cm
Handsome map of the northern part of South America based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle. It is filled with place names and notations speculating about the Indian tribes and the tributaries of the Amazon. The Capitaineries are named in Brazil and the Inca Way (Grand chemin des Ingas) is shown from Chuquisaca in Peru to Pasto in Colombia.