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Plata Americae Provincia

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From the first atlas devoted exclusively to the Americas, this is the foundation map of the Rio de la Plata region, encompassing parts of what are now Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Peru, and Chile. The towns depicted include Asuncion, Paraguay, but not yet Buenos Aires, although the "Rio de Buenas Arres" is.
Item Number: RS2570
Cartographer: Wytfliet
Place & Date: Louvain / 1597
Size: 11 3/8" x 9"
Condition: b&w; washed and sized; a few very well repaired worm holes in mostly blank areas in the middle of the map
Price: SOLD