Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Angra/Terceira (Azores) by Linschoten

Cartographer

Linschoten

Title

Al Cidade de Angra na Ilha de Iesv xpo da Tercera

Published

Amsterdam, 1596

Size

47.8 x 83.6 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18778

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 2850

Description

Splendid and very large plan of the city of Angra and the Island of Terceira, one of the Açores Islands from van Linschoten's "Itinerario".

Jan Huygen van Linschoten spent time in Angra on his return trip from Goa to Lisbon. One of the finest and most decorative pieces of cartography engraved by Baptista van Doetichum. Collector's item.