"Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula", Hondius/Jansson
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
8.1 x 6 inches
20.6 x 15.2 cm
This is a simplified and smaller version of Jodocus Hondius' map of Brazil from 1630, with north oriented to the right. Detail is confined to the coasts with numerous place names, while a strapwork cartouche fills the interior. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius (Pieter van den Keere). German text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #9850:352.1.
Nice impression and color on watermarked paper with light show-through of text on verso and foxing confined to the blank margins and top border.