PORTUGALLIA ET ALGARBIA QUAE OLIM LUSITANIA.

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Joan Blaeu


Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania.

Copper plate engraving, c.1640.
14 15/16 x 19 5/8" (380 x 498 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 37021
Price: $500.00
Publisher : Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.
A beautiful map from Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Sive Atlas Novus." Blaeu acquired the copper plate for this map from the estate of Jodocus Hondius. A handsome map of the whole of Portugal. Embellished with many galleons under sail and Neptune with his trident riding on a fish.French text on verso. Maps

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