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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Portugalliae que olim Lusitania..

MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. -  Portugalliae que olim Lusitania..
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Portugalliae que olim Lusitania..
Date: Amsterdam, 1628
Size: 333 x 490 mm.
Colouring: In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: A good and strong impression. In mint condition. The cartouche is <b>highlighted with gold dots !</b>

Description

The best-known map of Portugal, after Alvares Secco (1560), orientated west to the top of the sheet. Secco's map was copied by many mapmakers and publishers for upwards of a century.
Engraved by the master engraver Baptista van Doetecum. Richly embellished with cartouches, compass rose, sailing ships, coat of arms, and a sea monster.
500€
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