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Joannes De Laet:  Florida et Regiones Vicinae

Maps of Southeast America (Virginia Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina)



Title: Florida et Regiones Vicinae

Map Maker: Joannes De Laet

Place / Date: Leiden / 1630

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 14 x 11 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 16395


Description:

One of the earliest obtainable maps of the Southeastern United States.

De Laet's description of America is arguably the finest of the 17th Century. The map was almost certainly engraved by Hessel Gerritsz, based upon the work of Claesz in 1602 and Jacques Le Moyne's map of Florida, with nomenclature drrawn from Chaves map of 1584. An essential map for regional collectors.


Condition Description: Remargined at the bottom, without loss of printed image.


References: Burden 231.


Related Categories:
Maps of Florida
Maps of the American South (Tennessee, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky)
Maps of Southeast America (Virginia Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina)

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