Island of Madeira w/ view of Dragon Tree 1745 G. Child map w/ fine hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Island of Medera - The Dragon Tree.
(Atlantic Ocean, Portuguese Islands, Madeira, Dragon Tree).
Issued 1745, London by Astley. Engraved by G. Child.
Uncommon and interesting mid-18th century engraved map & print.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 10" H x 7" W.
Engraved area measures c. 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.