PCT-57984

Antique Map of South America by Tirion (c.1765)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Edges slightly browned. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1765
  • Overall size: 55 x 43 cm.
  • Image size: 39.6 x 35.7 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Kaart van het Onderkoningschap van Peru zig uitstrekkende: over Chile, Paraguay en andere Spaansche Landen als ook van Brazil en verdere Bezittingen van Portugal in Zuid-Amerika.' Attractive and quite detailed map of most of South America, lacking the northern parts of Venezuela and Columbia. The southern tip is shown in an inset.

Artists and Engravers: Isaak Tirion, a Dutch publisher in Amsterdam. He produced serveral Atlases and Dutch town plans.