Madeira Porto Santo islands Funchal 1746 old antique map decorativeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Cart des Isles de Madere et Porto Santo.
(Madeira island group- funchal- Portugal)
Issued c. 1746, Paris by Bellin.
Nice mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Decorative appeal due to compass rose topped by fleur-de-lys with radiating rhumb lines.
Beautiful clean and well preserved- a superior visual example of this nice looking map.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 10" x 13 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 8 1/4" x 8 3/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p. 116.