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Mappa geographica complectens I. India Occidentalis

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Central America and Antilles (West Indies)."Mappa geographica complectens I. India Occidentalis ...". Orig. copper-engraving. Published by Homann Heirs, ca. 1740. A map of West Indies and Mexico with ornamental title-cartouche ("Carte des Isles...

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Homann Heirs

Homann Erben

Norimberk

1740

Central America and Antilles (West Indies)."Mappa geographica complectens I. India Occidentalis ...". Orig. copper-engraving. Published by Homann Heirs, ca. 1740. A map of West Indies and Mexico with ornamental title-cartouche ("Carte des Isles de l'Amerique et deplusieurs Pays de Terre ferme ... 1731" by d'Anville) and explanatory notes. Orig. old colouring. Above and below this central map are five inset maps; the Isthmus of Panama, St. Augustin in Florida, Vera Cruz, San Domingo and a prospect of Mexico City ("Urbs capitalis Regni Mexicani dicta Mexico"). The ornamental title-cartouche also appears centrally at the top of the page. 58,5:49 cm (23 x 19 1/4 inch.).