Antique map of Brazil by Willem J. Blaeu. Shows a very detailed and accurate coastline while the interior is still speculative. With an inset maps of Baya de Todos os Sanctos (Bay of All Saints). In the interior depictions of native animals and scenes of indigenous people, including cannibalism. Decorated with two cartouches, two compass roses, a sailing ship and two sea monsters.
From Willem and Joan Blaeu's Atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum published in 1640-43. Latin text on verso.
|Cartographer||Willem Janszoon Blaeu|
|Title||Novus Brasiliae Typus|
|Publisher, Year||W. J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1640-43|
|Plate Size||37.7 x 48.8 cm (14.8 x 19.2 inches)|
|Sheet Size||49.5 x 60.0 cm (19.5 x 23.6 inches)|
|Reference||Van der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 9850:2A.2|
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