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Andre Thevet: Isle de la Trinite

Map: WIND3044
 
Cartographer: Andre Thevet
Title: Isle de la Trinite
Date: 1575
Published: Paris
Width: 8 inches / 21 cm
Height: 12 inches / 31 cm
Map ref: WIND3044
Description:
Early, semi-mythical depiction of Trinidad with crude illustrations of beasts, cities, and a battle. Accompanying text describes the island and the legends surrounding it. Published in Andre Thevet's Cosmographie Universelle, a comprehensive history of every part of the known world, including the newly-discovered Americas. [WIND3044]