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Jan Jansson:  Mar Di Aethiopia Vulgo Oceanus Aethiopicus

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Title: Mar Di Aethiopia Vulgo Oceanus Aethiopicus

Map Maker: Jan Jansson

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1650 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 22 x 17.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 42343


Description:

Detailed old color example of Jansson's sea chart of the South Atlantic, showing the coastlines of South America, Southwestern Africa and the imagined Terra Australis.

Tierra del Fuego is separated from the continent and a huge Terra Australis Incognita in the south. The map locates several islands in the Atlantic including Dos Picos, Sebald de waerts Eylanden (Falklands), and S. Helena Nova. Includes 2 decorative cartouches. 


Condition Description: Old Color.


Related Categories:
Maps of South Africa
Maps of West Africa
Maps of South America
Atlantic Ocean Maps
Polar Maps