"Novissima Regnorum Portugalliae et Algarbiae Descriptio", Wit, Frederick de
Period: 1711 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19 x 22.9 inches
48.3 x 58.2 cm
This striking map of the whole of Portugal and the contiguous parts of Spain extends as far east as Salamanca and Sevilla. The map is finely detailed with the locations of fortifications, roads, churches, abbeys and hundreds of tiny villages. It is decorated with two fine cartouches, each embellished in the classical manner with putti and coats of arms.
Original outline color with uneven toning and light damp stains at left, just entering map border.