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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1662Blaeu, Willem & JanAmsterdamPortugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania$950 Picture

A copper plate engraved map with hand colored outline and some wash.

Size: 16.5 inches X 20.5 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, with vivid hand-drawn outline colors.

Blaeu maps are renowned for the consummate care and attention apparent in every stage of production - using only the best paper with finely engraved plates and a high standard of printing.

This beautiful map of Portugal has a decorative title cartouche, arms and scale of measurement.

References: Atlas Major of 1665, pp 460-461, Taschen, Benedikt, Koln, 2005; A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 479, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909

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