Nr. 1078: Insulae Acores

The Azores

“Insulae Acores delineante Ludovico Teisera”. Engraved map in full original colour after Luíz Texeira, published by Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam 1663. Plate 38,2 x 50, sheet 54,5 x 64,5 cm.

Koeman-v.d.Krogt 6350:2. Map from Blaeu’s French edition of the Atlas Maior of 1663, the only French edition containing the map. The figurative title-cartouche is embellished i.a. with a mermaid and a merman, sea monsters, fish and birds. – Excellent impression, before the cracks of later impressions. The original colour shining and unfaded. Wide original margins. A splendid copy in excellent condition.
€ 850

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