15 BLAEU, J. - Brasilia. / Virtual Rare Map Fair 163


Description: BLAEU, J.
Title: Brasilia.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1658

Size: 15.2 x 19.4 inches.
38.5 x 49.3 cm.

In attractive original colours.
Condition: Printed on heavy paper. Light marginal water staining, slightly affecting the engraved area. Dutch text on verso. Wide margins, good impression.
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A mint copy of this map by Krystof Arciszewski, a Polish general who worked for the Dutch West Indian Company. The map perpetuates various myths including the Parime Lago , although it is generally more accurate than its predecessors. Orientated with west to the top. Including the mouth of the Amazon.
  • Number: 1630215 (23938)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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