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 Anonymous:  (Portrait: Andre Thevet) Andreae suit haec Theuti imago, Toto qui impiger ambulavit orbe, Europamque, Asian, Africamque, partes, In quas Scinditur orbis unversis, Lustrvit, simul et platas remotas, Antarcto positas polo sub aspor, Ignotasque dedit Videre primus

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Title: (Portrait: Andre Thevet) Andreae suit haec Theuti imago, Toto qui impiger ambulavit orbe, Europamque, Asian, Africamque, partes, In quas Scinditur orbis unversis, Lustrvit, simul et platas remotas, Antarcto positas polo sub aspor, Ignotasque dedit Videre primus

Map Maker:  Anonymous

Place / Date: Paris ? / 1550 ca

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 7 x 9 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $395.00

Inventory ID: 37461


Description:

Rare early portrait of Andre Thevet, showing Thevet measuring a globe.

André de Thevet (1516 – November 23, 1590) was a French Franciscan priest, explorer, cosmographer and writer who travelled to Brazil in the 16th century. He described the country, its aboriginal inhabitants and the historical episodes involved in the France Antarctique, a French settlement in Rio de Janeiro, in his book Singularities of France Antarctique.

 


Condition Description: Narrow margins


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