1595 – A. Ortelius – La Florida_Guastecan_Peruviae Avriferae Regionis Typus
Title: “La Florida_Guastecan_Peruviae Avriferae Regionis Typus.”
The most important map (La Florida) is the first printed map of the southeastern region of the United States. This influential map provided the foundation cartography for the region, particularly in the depiction of the river system. The second map (Guastecan Reg) combines with “La Florida” to extend the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico further south. The third is a map of Peru, where de Soto was the first Spaniard to meet Inca Emperor Atahuallpa. French text on verso.
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Leaf size: 46.5 x 54.5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition!
This is a genuine antique map published in 1595 and not a modern copy or reprint!