A New & Accurate Map of Brasil, divided into its Captainships.Drawn from the most approved Modern Maps & Charts, & Regulated by Astronomical observations
[London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge, 1749.]
Engraved map. 360 x 425mm (14¼ x 16¾").
A map of Brazil with an inset map of the island of St Katherine (Santa Catarina Island), published in Emanuel Bowen's 'A Complete System of Geography'. The map contains a note: 'We have purposefully omitted Inserting the imaginary Island of Ascension, upon the Authority of the late very ingenious and learned Dr Halley'..
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