"Portugallia olim Lusitania", Mercator/Hondius
Period: 1620 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.8 x 5.3 inches
19.8 x 13.5 cm
Charming little map of Portugal with north oriented to the right of the map. Neptune is shown riding a sea monster in the stipple engraved ocean and the map is further ornamented with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.
Slight soil in blank margins and hinge tape on verso.