Central and South America

By JODE, Gerard de, 1578 

Americae Pervvi Aque
Americae Pervvi Aque ita ut Postremum detecta Traditur Recens Delineatio

America South America
  • Author: JODE, Gerard de
  • Publication place: Antwerp
  • Publisher: Gerard Smits
  • Publication date: 1578
  • Physical description: Engraved map in full original colour
  • Dimensions: 375 by 465mm. (14.75 by 18.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 5411

Notes

A beautifully coloured map showing Central and South America. The insets at the lower edge are a topographical view of Cuzco, the capital of the Inca empire (left) and of Mexico City (right), the seat of the Aztec kings. The earliest Dutch map of South America and one of the earliest maps to show the continent of South America alone.


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