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SEA CHARTS, Northern South America; 'Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae' - Edward Wells Cartografisch Antiquariaat
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SEA CHARTS - Northern South America; "Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae" - Reinier & Josua Ottens 6072: Northern South America; "Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae", Reinier & Josua Ottens, 1745

Technique: Copper engraving
Size in cm.: 49*56
Colouring: Hand coloured
Condition: Very good. Fold as issued. Few pin holes. Remnants of tape on verso in margins. Verso: blank.
Price: € 1.250,00

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Scarce edition of this sea chart derived from De Wit. Covers the Pacific Coast from Xalisco, Mexico to Puerta Bairres and Rio Cachapool in Chile, covering over two thirds of the Chilean Coast. In the Caribbean, all of the Yucatan and parts of Cuba and Hispaniola are shown, along with all of Jamaica and the Caymans. Nice detail throughout Central America. Columbia is shown in its entirety, along with a small piece of Venezuela. Includes well over 100 place names in classic Portolano style, along with gorgeous allegorical cartouche, 8 sailing ships and two compass roses.

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