Caribbean Islands. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) Archipelagus Americanus
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Caribbean Islands. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) Archipelagus Americanus. [from] Atlas Novus. Munich, c. 1700.
Small folio double-page engraved map, two sheets joined at the center, slight toning along the join, 15 1/4 x 10 5/8 in., the sheet.
This map covers the southernmost tip of Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles, and northern parts of Panama, Colombia, and Venezuela, including the mouth of the Orinoco River. A finely drawn illustration of sea trade between Europe and the islands appears in the upper right hand corner.
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