Map. Engraving. 11 1/2" x 14".
Northern coast of South America with some Caribbean islands including Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire, further north up to Saint Lucia and Dominica. Arnold Montanus (1625-1683) was a Dutch theologian, historian, author, and publisher best known for his encyclopedia of the New World, entitled "Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld." His travelogues, as well as the famous volume that developed out of them, were rich with geographical, cultural, and scientific information.
Condition: Very Good