"Les Estats de la Couronne de Portugal en Espagne", Sanson/Mariette
Period: 1653 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde...
Color: Black & White
17.1 x 16.4 inches
43.4 x 41.7 cm
This map of Portugal shows towns, rivers, topography and political boundaries. The large title cartouche features lovely scroll work and fruit. Engraved by Jean Somer.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A .
Original outline color on paper with a large coat of arms watermark, a couple of spots of errant ink, and light toning along the edges of the sheet. The top and bottom margins are a bit narrow, as issued, but still ample for framing.