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4 MONTANUS, A. [Guiana, with Sir Walter Raleigh's El Dorado 109

€283.00

Description: MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Guiana, with Sir Walter Raleigh's El Dorado]
Guiana sive Amazonum Regio. London: John Ogilby, 1671. Coloured. 285 x 365mm.
A map of Guiana with elaborate cartouches for the title and scale, based on the account of Sir Walter Raleigh in his search for 'El Dorado', the legendary city of gold. The map shows a large lake, 'Parime Lacus', with 'Manoa or El Dorado' on the western shore. This example comes from Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs. [«]
[Ref: 8755] £250.00 In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090150 (8755)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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