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VIDAL, Alexander. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Azores]
Carta Esférica de las Islas Azores ó Terceras levantada en 1788 por D. Vicente Tofiño de S. Miguel y corrigida por la que levantó en 1843 y 1844 el Capitan A.T.E. Vidal de la M.R. Inglesa… Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1855. 630 x 970mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Some slight ink offset.
A large chart of the Azores with hatchuring to show relief, engraved by Noguera after the survey of Lieutenant Vidal, a Royal Navy hydrographer, who worked his way up through the ranks to become an admiral, and married the daughter of the British consul in Maderia.
[Ref: 18036]    £425.00 ($561 • €476 rates)


VIDAL, Alexander. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of three of the Canary Islands]
Oceano Atlantico Septentrional. Cartas de las Islas de Palma, Gomera y Hierro en las Canarias, levantada por el Capitan A.T.E. Vidal de la M.R. Inglesa en 1837. Corregida en 1868. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1868. Touch of original colour. 485 x 640mm.
Three charts of islands in the Canaries, Palma, Gomera and El Hierro, among the largest and most detailed antique maps of these islands of the period, showing the relief of the mountains with hachuring. One lighthouse is marked in colour. Captain Vidal, a Royal Navy hydrographer, worked his way up through the ranks to become an admiral, and married the daughter of the British consul in Maderia.
[Ref: 12573]    £900.00 ($1,188 • €1,008 rates)


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