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Gallery: Catalog: Details List 108-14



[Spain's New World empire] Ortelius, Peruviae...La Florida...Guastecan... Antwerp, 1584 (1592). 13 x 18. Old marginal tear repair, else VG. Attractive color. Three maps of Spain's empire on one sheet. Among the few 16th century printed maps based on Spanish sources: Ortelius attributes La Florida to Cosmographer Royal Geronimo Chaves. Mountain ranges in the North American interior are presumed sources for the many rivers emptying into the Gulf of Mexico. Burden 57; Cumming 5; Schwartz & Ehrenberg, p. 73; Van den Broecke 15. Sold

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