"Carte de la Terre Ferme de Perou, du Bresil et du Pays des Amazones…", Delisle, Guillaume
Subject: Northern South America
Period: 1703 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
25.5 x 19 inches
64.8 x 48.3 cm
Large, graphic map of the northern part of South America. It is filled with place names and notations speculating about the Indian tribes and the tributaries to the Amazon. Large French style decorative title cartouche.
Fully colored by a later hand. Repair of a couple of tears in right border and split on centerfold including a bit of infilled paper with no apparent loss of image.