World Map from 1639 Madrid edition of the famous epic poem by Camoes, Lusiadas.

A few repaired tears, not affecting map proper. Some light browning. 12 x 16 inches.

Spanish maps are excessively rare until the very late eighteenth century, and indeed there are no earlier Spanish maps which one could normally hope to acquire.

The geography is rather interesting, not following the established patterns of the Dutch, Italians, or French.