Island of Madera - The Dragon Tree. (Atlantic Islands, Portuguese Colonies, Madeira, Dragon Tree, Dragon's Blood, Resin). Fine mid 18th century engraved map of this island with a giant engraved view of the "Dragon Tree" which has a pot hanging from its branch to collect the "dragon blood" in. With attractive full hand color. A Fleur-de-lys serves the purpose of a compass rose and has rhumb lines radiating from it.Sounding depths are noted as well as anchorage locations. Small symbols indicate the port trading harbor and shoreline. Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing mellow age patina. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive. 13 1/2" H x 9" W. 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W. Cartographic Reference(s): Tooley's.
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Maps and prints are sent either rolled in sturdy 3-inch-wide tubes or, if small, in a rigid cardboard mailer. The item "Island of Madeira Atlantic Islands Dragon Tree Dragon's Blood c. 1753 fine map" is in sale since Wednesday, June 9, 2021.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Dominican republic, El salvador, Russian federation.