Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Portugal by Hondius

Cartographer

Hondius

Title

Portugalliae que olim Lusitania

Published

Amsterdam, 1606

Size

33.3 x 49.0 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18793

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 1250

Description

Decorative map of Portugal after Alvaro Secco. Beautifully engraved by Baptista van Doetecum with compass rose, ships, sea monsters and strapwork cartouches.

The most beautiful of all early maps of Portugal.