Kingdoms of Spain & Portugal Sailing Ships c. 1750 Homann decorative folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Regnorum Hispaniiae & Portugalliae.
(Europe, Iberia, Hispania, Spain, Portugal, Galicia, Leon, Castille, Catalonia, Valencia, Andalusia, Granada).
Issued c. 1740-50, Nuremberg by Homann.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche with dozens of tall mast ships in the water area.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, trivial small scattered age spotting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.