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I. Tamaraca

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A superb view of Itamarac√° Island, off Recife, Brazil, with small-craft shipping and local products being hauled along the waterfront. A small letter key identifies the town's fortresses and landmarks. This plate comes from Ogilby's English edition of Montanus' influential history of the New World, originally published in Amsterdam earlier the same year, 1671.
Item Number: G600
Cartographer: Montanus / Ogilby
Place & Date: London / 1671
Size: 13 7/8" x 11 1/4"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning, some water staining along edges of wide margins
Price: SOLD