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Original 1640 Jansson Map PERU Sea Monsters Sailing Ships Potosi Lake Titicaca

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller new_world_maps (20,704) 100%, Location: Lake Worth, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 222511043366 Hand colored original antique map of Peru with large decorative cartouche, elaborate compass rose, four sailing ships and three sea monsters. The coverage area extends from Ecuador to the Atacama Desert in the northern reaches of Chile, and there is excellent detail throughout, with more than one hundred place names. Named places and features include the Potosi silver mines, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Quito, and numerous other towns and villages. The image area measures 38 x 49 cm [15" x 19¼"], and the map is oriented with North to the left. The map was published in Amsterdam, circa 1640, by Johannes Janssonius, more familiarly known as Jan Jansson. There is Latin text on the reverse side giving a description of Peru, with a large initial cap and decorative embellishment. Condition: This map is in very fine condition, bright and clean, with wide margins all around and a bold, crisp impression. There is a vertical center fold, as issued. The decorative embellishment on the verso shows through slightly on the right-hand page. There are three small Japanese tissue reinforcements on the reverse side. Please see the scans, which include front and back view of the full sheet, and feel free to ask any questions. It is a genuine, authentic copperplate engraved antique map in original outline color, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. It would make a handsome and dramatic display in your den or office. It would also make a perfect gift, and we'll include our helpful framing tips for your reference. Buy with confidence! We are always happy to combine shipping on the purchase of multiple items — just make sure to pay for everything at one time, not individually. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution Type: Political Map, Original/Reproduction: Original, Country/Region: Peru, Year: 1640, Format: Atlas Map, Printing Technique: Copper Plate, Original_or_Reproduction: Original, Product_Type: Antique Map, Region: South America, Date Range: 1600-1699, Cartographer/Publisher: Jan Jansson

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