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  EUROPE 
 Spain 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th century plan of Madrid]
Madrid. London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1831. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 320 x 390mm.
Detailed town plan, with elevations of the major buildings, including the Escorial , the Buena Vista and Royal palaces, the Church of St. Norberto, the Convent of the Visitation and others, under the map.
[Ref: 11316]    £130.00 ($170 • €147 rates)


 Portugal 

TASSIN, Christophe. [A 17th century miniature map of Portugal]
Reyno de Portugal. Paris, c.1633. 105 x 150mm. Good impression, wide margins.
A miniature map of Portugal, oriented with north to the right, published in Tassin's 'Cartes génerales de toutes les provinces de France et d'Espagne', first published 1633 by different Parisian publishers simultaneously. PASTEREAU: Tassin III.
[Ref: 14932]    £140.00 ($183 • €159 rates)


BLAEU, Willem Janszoon. [Classic 17th Century map of Portugal]
Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania. Amsterdam, 1640, Latin text edition. Original colour. 390 x 500mm.
A decorative map of Portugal and the Algarve. KOEMAN: Bl 22.
[Ref: 12243]    £450.00 ($588 • €510 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Portugal]
Portugalliae que olim Lusitania... Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Portugal. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14722]    £100.00 ($131 • €113 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [Portugal]
Portugallia et Algarbia quæ olim Lusitania. Auctore Vernando Alvero Secco. Amsterdam: Heirs of Jan Jansson, 1666, Latin text. Original colour. 385 x 500mm.
A fine map, orientated with north to the right, published in the 'Atlas Contractus', a two-volume atlas, published two years after Jansson's death by his son-in-law, Jan Jansson van Waesbergen. It is decorated with ornate cartouches for the title & scale, two armorials, compass roses, a figure of Neptune & galleons in the sea. KOEMAN: Me 184 & 185.
[Ref: 8202]    £400.00 ($523 • €454 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Portugal]
Royaume de Portugal. Paris, c.1680. Coloured. 100 x 125mm.
Miniature map, published in Du Val's 'Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 8134]    £100.00 ($131 • €113 rates)


FRESCHOT, Casimir Don. [An extremely rare miniature map of Portugal]
(121) Portogallo in Spagna. ha il suo Re particolare . popoli di Religione Catholica. Longhezza 500 miglia. Venice: Giovanni Pare', c. 1680. Sheet 50 x 52mm. Trimmed from a large broadsheet.
Don Casimir Freschot, a Benedictine Priest and author of about 50 books on history and Venice, composed a 'goose game', 'Geografia ridotta a giuoco per istruttione della giovane nobiltà veneziana', to facilitate "the teaching of geography to the young Venetian nobility", of which this map was a section. Engraved by Anton Francesco Lucini, this was probably the earliest geographical game to be published. The 'board' comprised 153 squares containing small maps, arranged in a spiral, with a plan of Venice at the centre. Above the game were four larger maps of the continents, the rules, including the prizes and forfeits for landing on squares, and a dedication. There is only one known complete example, in the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana in Venice. Even incomplete examples are extremely rare. "Charta Geographica" magazine, vol.1, page 76; plus insert with facsimile broadsheet.
[Ref: 11159]    £400.00 ($523 • €454 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [Portugal]
Tabula Portugalliae et Algarbia Amsterdam, c. 1688, original colour, 470 x 570mm Fine dark impression.
Orientated from East to West, comprising Portugal and parts of Andalucia, Castille and Asturias. With a decorative title cartouche at the bottom surmounted by the arms of Castille and Portugal and flanked by soldiers conversing and servicing their weapons. On the right hand side, a cartouche with the scale, surmounted by putti and a surveyor with compass and plumb-line.
[Ref: 7672]    £300.00 ($392 • €340 rates)


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