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.

Praefecturae Paranambucae Pars Meridionalis

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

Praefecturae Paranambucae Pars Meridionalis : G.Marcgraf / C.Barlaeus / J.Blaeu

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A rare and important map of part of the Brazilian south east coast and interior southwards from around the Sao Paulo region. Published by Joan Blaeu in Barlaeus' "Rerum per octennium in Brasilia ... historia" in 1647 and subsequently, with minor amendments and verso text in the "Atlas Maior" this is one part of a famous map also issued, with additional sheets, as a composite wall map of the country. The maps were produced by a young German polymath, Georg Marcgraf, serving as cartographer, astronomer, zoologist and botanist to Count Johan Maurits, Governor General of the Dutch West India Company holdings in Brazil from 1637 to 1644. Marcgraf's map is of interest both for its large-scale and detail and for the vignettes which record aspects of native Brazilian's lifestyle and indigenous animal species. This finely engraved and very decorative map has a vignette of part of a fishing scene and has the ocean dotted with Dutch sailing ships. Trimmed close and laid on old paper.
mapmakers: G.Marcgraf C.Barlaeus J.Blaeu  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1647
medium and colour: copperplate, Original colour
size in mm: 420 by 440mm (16.5 by 17.25 inches).
ref: 40027

Price: £ 750

 
return to South America Maps

You might also like

Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Chili
Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Chili
by Arbuckle Bros.
price: £ 80
Chili
Chili
by H.Hondius
price: £ 400
Untitled [Northern South America]
Untitled [Northern South America]
by B. Bordone
price: £ 450
South America
South America
by Popular Educator
price: £ 120