Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum
Color: Hand Color
5.2 x 3.9 inches
13.2 x 9.9 cm
Charming miniature map of Brazil with numerous place names along the coastline. A large spurious Lacus Eupama dominates the interior. Decorative title cartouche. Latin text on verso. This is from the first edition, with a mis-print of the title above the map (Descriptio Regni Chili).
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Koeman (Vol. III) #9850:342.
A dark impression and attractive color on watermarked paper with light toning.