Wells - A New Map of South America
Size: 37.5 x 49 cms
Title: ' A New Map of South America Showing its General Divisions Chief Cities & Towns: Rivers, Mountains dedicated to his highness William Duke of Gloucester'.
A striking map of South America showing mainly large rivers and lakes but with notes about discovery. With a very large elaborate title cartouche and coloured by regions.
This decorative map was part of a set of 22 maps dedicated to William, Duke of Gloucester, who was then an 11 year old student at Oxford.Engraved by Benjamin Cole.
In very good condition with minor margin toning.