"Guyane Portugaise et Partie du Cours de la Riviere des Amazones", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Northern South America, Amazon River
Period: 1764 (circa)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime…
Color: Hand Color
17.9 x 8.1 inches
45.5 x 20.6 cm
A fine map of the Amazon River with superb detail. A few villages are identified, and a note explains that the portion of the Amazon River south of the Black River is called "river of fish" by the Portuguese. Decorative cartouche and fleur-de-lys.
Issued folding on sturdy, watermarked paper with very light toning and a few spots of foxing.