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JANSSON Insula S. Juan de Puerto Rico Caribes - vel Canibalum Insulae
JANSSON Insula S. Juan de Puerto Rico Caribes - vel Canibalum Insulae

Amsterdam (1660 (circa))
Hand coloured engraved chart of the Caribbean islands from Puerto Rico to the South American mainland with elaborate title cartouche, attractive vignette and rhumb lines. Reinforced centre fold otherwise very fine. 50 x 39 cms
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