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Insula S. Juan de Puerto Rico, Caribes vel Canibalum Insulae

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Jansson's magnificent map of Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles is one of the earliest printed maps to focus on the Caribbean. As the map is oriented with north to the left and east at the top, Puerto Rico is found in the lower left corner. The map's decorative elements include several ships at sea, a dramatic cartouche featuring sea deities and creatures, and a African figure holding up the mileage scale.
Item Number: RS2708
Cartographer: Jansson
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1650
Size: 20 1/4" x 16"
Condition: original wash and outline color; overall age toning; light overprinting; split and tear along lower margin centerfold
Price: SOLD