C1671

Brasilia.

Mapmaker:

John Ogilby (1600 - 1676)

Striking c.17th map of Brazil oriented with north to the right, from John Oliby’s important work on the Americas. Superbly decorated with an elaborate title cartouche at lower left and scale of distances adorned with cupids at lower right. Further … Read Full Description

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S/N: ABTL-018-SAM–350986
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Details

Full Title:

Brasilia.

Date:

C1671

Mapmaker:

John Ogilby (1600 - 1676)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

357mm 
x 290mm

Paper Size: 

424mm 
x 362mm
AUTHENTICITY
Brasilia. - Antique Map from 1671

Genuine antique
dated:

1671

Description:

Striking c.17th map of Brazil oriented with north to the right, from John Oliby’s important work on the Americas. Superbly decorated with an elaborate title cartouche at lower left and scale of distances adorned with cupids at lower right. Further embellishments include , rhumb lines, galleons and compass roses.

From John Ogilby’s,  America: Being The latest, And Most Accurate Description Of The New World; Containing The Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither. The Conquest Of The Vast Empires Of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories,

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