Title/Content of Map: Guiana, verdeelt in Guiana en CaribanaCartographer: Nicolas SansonPlace & Date: Amsterdam / 1658Size: 10 3/4" x 8"Condition: outline color; light overall age toning, minor spotting in wide margins
A Dutch edition of Sanson's small-scale map of Guyana and the Amazon basin with the mythical "lake, or sea, which the Caribs call Parime." The map encompasses part of New Andalusia and Margarita Island and shows good topographical detail. Includes a decorative title cartouche. 10 3/4" x 8"
Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) was a French cartographer, often referred to as the "father of French cartography." His reputable skill led him to be appointed royal geographer, and he gave lessons in geography both to Louis XIII and to Louis XIV.
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