"America Meridionalis", Lotter, Tobias Conrad
Subject: South America
Period: 1772 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 17.8 inches
57.7 x 45.2 cm
Large copper engraved map of the continent with good detail and interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior. The tracks of several voyages are shown in the Pacific where the Solomon Islands are also delineated. Large (uncolored) decorative title cartouche with natives and an incongruous elephant.
Small hole in Brazil, couple of small voids in the color, and a light impression in the cartouche, still a nice example of this attractive map.