1959 Mário Costa Pictorial Wine Map of Portugal

PortugalWineMap-costa-1959
$450.00
Portugal Wine Districts. Portugal Regiõnes Vinícolas. Portugal Weingegenden. Portugal Régions Vinicoles.
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1959 Mário Costa Pictorial Wine Map of Portugal

PortugalWineMap-costa-1959

Wonderful wine theme pictorial map of Portugal.

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Title


Portugal Wine Districts. Portugal Regiõnes Vinícolas. Portugal Weingegenden. Portugal Régions Vinicoles.
  1959 (dated)    37 x 25 in (93.98 x 63.5 cm)     1 : 777000

Description


A very attractive 1959 pictorial oenological map of Portugal by Mário Costa promoting Portuguese Wines. The map covers all of Portugal with lavish illustrations in pastel tones emphasizing the various wine regions, from the Vino Verde produces in the north to an inset of Madeira. The maps title, acting as a border, is written in Portugese, English, French, and German. The map was drawn by Mário Costa (1903 – 1975), printed by Artistas Reunidos of Porto, and commissioned by the Junta Nacional do Vinho. The OCLC identifies only 4 examples held in institutional collections.

Condition


Generally good. A couple of minor marginal tears repaired with archival tissue on verso.

References


OCLC 5683701.