Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Peruviae / La Florida / Guastecan Regio

Peruviae / La Florida / Guastecan Regio : A.Ortelius

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

click here to view a large version in a separate window

An attractive example of this important engraving comprising three separate maps; of Peru, of Florida and of the Mexican Gulf coast. The plate details areas of significant Spanish influence in the New World from original Spanish sources. In this latter respect the maps are very unusual as the Spanish were notoriously protective of their cartographic information. The map of Peru is attributed to one Didacus Mendezius, of whom nothing is known. However, that of Florida bears the line "Auctore Hieron. Chiaves". Geronimo de Chaves was Cosmographer Royal to Philip II of Spain and compiled this map from the reports of De Soto's expedition c.1540. This is the first printed map to focus on the southern States region extending, in present-day terms, from the Carolinas, through Florida and beyond the Texas/Mexico coastline. The map appeared in Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", the first "modern" atlas". This example, with minor marginal repairs, is otherwise in generally good condition.
mapmaker: A.Ortelius  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1584-1612
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 340 x 465
ref: 34134

Price: £ 2500

 
return to America Maps

You might also like

La Floride
La Floride
by P.Du Val
price: £ 360
Virginiae Pars Australis Et Floridae Partis Orientalis
Virginiae Pars Australis Et Floridae Partis Orientalis
by J.Blaeu
price: £ 1200
Virginiae Partis Australis, Et Floridae Partis Orientalis ...
Virginiae Partis Australis, Et Floridae Partis Orientalis ...
by G.Blaeu
price: £ 2000
America ...
America ...
by H. Moll
price: £ 550
The Southeast In Early Maps
The Southeast In Early Maps
Cumming, William P.
price: £ 100