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Fernando Alvares Seco; Blaeu
Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania.
Amsterdam, c. 1634. Very Good;. Maps Europe Portugal;Maps Europe Spain;, Latin text on verso. Seco created his manuscript map of Portugal in the mid-16th century, which continued to serve as the basis for mapmakers until well into the 17th century. Notably, north is to the right of the map; several ships, compass roses, a sea deity and the coats of arms of the Algarve and of Portugal decorate the Atlantic ocean at the top of the image; and the title vignette features two Portuguese scientists studying a globe., Size : 383x599 (mm), 15.08x23.58 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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