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Creator:
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, publisher.
Title(s):

Americae pars meridionalis.

Published/Created:
Amstelodami : Sumptibus Ioannis Iansony, [between 1641 and 1680]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 45 x 52 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2015 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Maps.
Contributors:
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702. Atlas minor
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