"Peru", Keere, Pieter Van Den
Period: 1609 (circa)
Color: Black & White
4.8 x 3.5 inches
12.2 x 8.9 cm
An interesting miniature map of Peru oriented with north at right, and extending into Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile. Major cities and villages are noted, including Quito, Lima, Cuzco and La Paz. A simple strapwork cartouche and moiré-patterned sea adorn the map. Dutch text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.
A few faint spots, marginal soiling and two minute tears in top blank margin. There is some show-through of text on verso.