Leen Helmink Antique Maps

West Indies by Nicolaas Visscher

Cartographer

Nicolaas Visscher

Title

Insulae Americanae, in Oceano Septentrionali ac Regiones Adiacentes, ..

Published

Amsterdam, 1680

Size

46 x 56 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

17997

Condition

mint

Price

$ 2450

Description

Famous and handsome map of the Caribbean by Nicolaas Visser II.

"A beautifully engraved map of the Caribbean. It is nicely embellished with a very decorative title cartouche that is supported by cupids and the scale cartouche is supported by Mermaids and a Merman. The map extends from Cape May, New Jersey to the Equator and Embraces the whole of the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, the West Indies and part of South America."

(Harry Newman)