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Brasilia et Peruvia: De Jode 1593

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  • Title: Brasilia et Peruvia
  • Author: Cornelis de Jode
  • Date: 1593
  • Medium: Copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Excellent - issued center fold, small tear/ minor paper loss lower right corner
  • Inches: 21 7/8 x 16 1/8 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 55.56 x 40.96 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 315080

Brasilia et Peruvia. Ad Strenuu et Magnificu Dnm. D. Theodoricu Echter a Mesthelbru, Sac. Caes. Maiesti. & Reverediss. Principi, Episc. Herbipolesi, primu a confilijs. &c. 

"Brazil and Peru. To the vigorous and magnificent Theodoricus Echter of Mespelbrunn, Sacred, Caesar, Majestic & Most Revered Prince Bishop of Herbipolis [Würzburg], first among advisers, &c."

Map of South America including parts of Terra Australis, Mexico, and the West Indies. Dedicated to Dietrich Echter von Mespelbrunn, brother of Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn, Prince Bishop of Würzburg. Latin text on verso.