J. Cooke’s South America 1800


“South America.”  London: John Cooke & J. Harris, 1800.  5 1/2 x 5 1/2.  Engraving by J. Cooke.  Light original hand color.

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An unusual round map of South America issued in London in 1800.   Focus is on the rivers and major cities in the continent, all neatly engraved.  Includes a small depiction of Lake Parima, part of the legend of El Dorado.