"Pais Qui Sont Aux Environs de la Riviere de la Plata et du Pais des Patagons", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: South America
Period: 1683 (circa)
Color: Black & White
3.9 x 5.7 inches
9.9 x 14.5 cm
Decorative miniature map covering nearly the entire continent but focusing on the region of the River de la Plata. The title cartouche, which obscures the northern part of the continent, is flanked by two cherubs and decorated with reptiles. Four ships sail in the seas.
Light damp stain in bottom margin.