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HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de. - Descripcion De Las Yndias Del Norte.

HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de. -  Descripcion De Las Yndias Del Norte.
Descripcion De Las Yndias Del Norte. - HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de.
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Title : Descripcion De Las Yndias Del Norte..
Map maker : HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de..
Date : Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622.
Size : 10.0 x 6.3 inches. / 25.3 x 16.0 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :Map of the Southern United States, Mexico, Central American and the Caribbean, from his Description des Indes Occidentales Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Monde. . first published as part of his Historia General, in Madrid in 1601.
The map is based upon manuscript charts derived from Juan Lopez de Velasco, between 1575 and 1580, of which four copies have survived. The lack of detail is consistent with the Spanish policy of secrecy with respect to their discoveries in the New World.
This is one of the earliest obtainable maps of North America based upon Spanish sources, with the information in the interior entirely censored.

Herrera was the official historian of Castile and the Indies to Philip II of Spain.

More about Antonio Herrera y Tordesillas. [+]
Borba de Moraes p.400. European Americana 622/68. JCB (3)II:166. Sabin 31543, Tiele pp. 56-57, 314-316, Tiele-Muller 296. Wagner Spanish Southwest 12a.
Condition : Some marginal stains and worm tracks in right margin. A very good and dark impression.

ID: 39644

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