The Americas of 1671

De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en ‘t zuid-land was first published in Dutch in 1671. This large ‘encyclopedic’ geocartographical book about the New World was written by Arnoldus Montanus, variously described as explorer, missionary and trader but who published a number of other important works…

The Americas of 1671

De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en ‘t zuid-land¬†was first published in Dutch in 1671. This large ‘encyclopedic’ geocartographical book about the New World was written by Arnoldus Montanus, variously described as explorer, missionary and trader but who published a number of other important works…