Antique map of Brazil by Henricus Hondius. Shows a very detailed and accurate coastline while the interior is still speculative. With two inset maps of Baya de Todos os Sanctos (Bay of All Saints) and Villa d'Olinda de Pernambuco (Olinda). Decorated with scenes of natives and animals, three beautiful cartouches, sailing ships and a sea monster.
First published in the Mercator-Hondius Atlas Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et fabricati figura of 1630. This copy comes from the rare English edition of 1636. English Text on verso.
|Title||Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula. Amstelodami Henricus Hondius excudit.|
|Publisher, Year||Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1636|
|Plate Size||37.8 x 49.2 cm (14.9 x 19.4 inches)|
|Sheet Size||48.0 x 56.5 cm (18.9 x 22.2 inches)|
|Reference||Van der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 9850:1.1|
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