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Large, Dutch map of South America entitled "AMERICAE PARS MERIDIONALIS," ca. 1640, by Jan Jansson (A

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Large, Dutch map of South America entitled  AMERICAE PARS MERIDIONALIS,  ca. 1640, by Jan Jansson (A
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Large, Dutch map of South America entitled "AMERICAE PARS MERIDIONALIS," ca. 1640, by Jan Jansson (Amsterdam), hand-colored. 20-1/2" x 23". Excellent condition with vivid colors, particularly in the cartouche that features natives around a panoply of indigenous flora and fauna, other humans and animals and farm buildings in the areas of Brazil and Argentina, ships and sea monsters in the oceans, hundreds of place names and geographic features (mountains and rivers), single fold down center (as made), with minute tears here and there around the edge (not affecting the map itself).