"Americae", Peeters, Jacques
Subject: Western Hemisphere - America
Period: 1692 (published)
Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde
Color: Hand Color
7.3 x 5.9 inches
18.5 x 15 cm
This small map of the Americas features California as an island with a coastline of Terra Esonis stretching toward Asia. In South America the mythical Lake Parime dominates the region of Guiana. The cartouche features an Amazonian queen and traders buying sugar cane and gold.
References: McLaughlin #110, State 2.
A crisp impression with a printer's crease adjacent to the centerfold and light toning along the edges of the sheet.