Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Yucatan, Honduras, Guatemala by Montanus

Cartographer

Montanus

Title

Yucatan partie de la Nouvelle Espagne et Guatimala

Published

Amsterdam, 1671

Size

28.5 x 36.1 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18661

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 1250

Description

One of the best obtainable early maps of the region, a reduced version of the scarce Blaeu map that appears in Atlas Maior only.

" [ Arnold Montanus ] Published a notable Atlas of America which was used by John Ogilby as the basis for his 'An Accurate Description and Complete History of America'. The maps were extremely decorative [...]."

(Moreland and Bannister).