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Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664

Americae pars meridionalis.

Amstelodami : Sumptibus Ioannis Iansony, [between 1641 and 1680]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 45 x 52 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2015 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Blank on the verso.
Date estimated from editions of Jan Jansson's atlases.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes towns, rivers and mountain ranges.
Includes engravings of indigenous people and fauna.
Includes a decorative title cartouche.
Appears in Atlas minor sive geographia compendiosa, published by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702) and his widow in various editions from ca. 1683 to ca. 1716.
BAC: British Art Center copy is bound en plano (unfolded) as map 93 in part 2 of a composite atlas issued by Nicolaes Visscher with title: Atlas minor, sive, Geographia compendiosa, ca. 1716 (Folio C 2015 1) (the numbering written in black ink at top right). Hand-colored, with use of gold in the neat line and to mark select borders.
Subject Terms:
Indians of South America.
South America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702. Atlas minor
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