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Descripcion del Audiencia de los Charcas


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A later Dutch edition of Herrera's 1601 map of the "Audiencia" of Los Charcas (today's Sucre, Bolivia), comprising southern Peru, western Bolivia, and northern Chile. Herrera was the official historian to the Spanish Crown. The Audiencia was the Spanish colonial political division immediately below the Vice-Royalty. The map extends from Lake Titicaca and Arequipa to Rio de Santa Clara.
Item Number: G753
Cartographer: Antonio de Herrera
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1622
Size: 11 5/8" x 8 3/8"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning otherwise a beautifully preserved exemplar
Price: SOLD