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Small Dutch copper-plate engraving of a map entitled "America" by Jacob Peeters from L'Atlas en abre

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Small Dutch copper-plate engraving of a map entitled  America  by Jacob Peeters from L'Atlas en abre
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Small Dutch copper-plate engraving of a map entitled "America" by Jacob Peeters from L'Atlas en abregé… (Antwerp, 1692), hand colored. 8" x 7". Intricately drawn and vividly colored map, rather small, showing all of North and South America except for the extreme northwest (which was unexplored at that time), with major cities tagged within color-coded regions, beautiful cartouche of Europeans meeting natives and their ruler at bottom-left, choice condition, with original vertical fold in center.