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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 ($527 • €466 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 ($132 • €117 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 ($527 • €466 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 ($395 • €350 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [18th century map of Northern Portugal]
Il Portogallo cioè le Provincie di Entre Douro, e Minho, Traz-os-Montes, e Beira Di Nuova Projezione. Venice, 1776. Original colour. 320 x 420mm.
Northern Portugal with the provinces of Vilareal, Braga, Porto, Aveiro, Coimbra, Viseu and Bragança. The towns of Porto and Figeira are marked. With a fine, colourful title cartouche. From "Atlante Novissimo" a monumental four volume work by Zatta and one of the last great decorative atlases.
[Ref: 19046]    £110.00 ($145 • €128 rates)


DAUMONT. [Vue d'optique of Lisbon]
Vue perspective du palais du Duc d'Aveiro à Lisbonne.‎ Paris, c.1780. Coloured. 260 x 400mm. Repaired tears in margins.
Eighteenth-century optical view 'Vue d'optique' of the Palace of the Duke of Aveiro, Lisbon. As a 'vuë-d'optique' (designed to be viewed through a zograzcope, a device that used lenses and mirrors to give perspective), the image is reversed.
[Ref: 18976]    £170.00 ($224 • €198 rates)


DAUMONT. [Vue d'optique of Lisbon]
A General View of the City of Lisbone the Capite of the kingdom of Portugal. Vue general de Lisbone Ville Capitale du Royaume dePortugal Paris, 1780. Original colour. 260 x 400mm. Some marginal repairs.
Eighteenth-century view of Lisbon. 'Published according to Act of Parliament 1752'., As a 'vue-d'optique' (designed to be viewed through a zograzcope, a device that used lenses and mirrors to give perspective), the image is reversed.
[Ref: 18979]    £260.00 ($343 • €303 rates)


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