Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae
Rare and beautiful
Date of first edition: ca. 1675
Date of this map: 1745
Dimensions (not including margins): 48,5 x 56,5 cm
Dimensions (including margins): 55,5 x 65,2
Condition: Very good. Strong paper. Wide margins. Centre fold as published. Nice colouring. Tape along paper borders at verso, not affecting the recto and/or map.
Condition rating: A+
De Wit – Ottens
Rare sea chart from De Wit’s Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas. 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, in full original color. T
The first edition of this marvelous sea chart, later copied in the 18th Century by Renard (1715) and Ottens (1745). This copy is from Ottens.