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  EUROPE 
 Spain & Portugal 

FORLANI, Paolo. [A 'Lafreri-School' map of Iberia]
[Untitled map of Iberia.] Venice: Ferrando di Bertelli, c.1567. Two sheets joined, total 435 x 545mm, on paper with an anchor watermark, with exceptional margins. Evidence of a crack in the printing plate on the lower left edge.
An exceptional example of this rare separate-issue map of Iberia. Forlani was one of the most prominent members of the 'Lafreri-school' group of mapmakers in Italy. Not only did he publish his own maps, his skills as engraver, particularly for lettering, made other publishers commission him to make maps for them: maps attributed to him were published by, among others, Camocio, Bertelli and Zaltieri in Venice, and Duchetti in Rome. This is one of the few to bear his name: of the 97 maps attributed to him by David Woodward, eighty are unsigned. WOODWARD: The Maps and Prints of Paulo Forlani; MAPFORUM.COM: Issue 11, biography, & Forlani's Works, 68.
[Ref: 7437]    £9,800.00 ($13,936 • €11,260 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Spain & Portugal]
Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locupletissima Descriptio. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Spain and 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: 14691]    £100.00 ($142 • €115 rates)


JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [Large format map of the Iberian Peninsula]
L'Espagne Divisée en tous ses Royaumes et Principautés, suivant qu'ils sont compris sous Les Cournonnes de Castille, et D'Aragon, Possedées par le Roy Catholique et sous La Couronne de Portugal, Possedée par le Roy de Portugal. Paris, 1672. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 595 x 890mm.
Sanson's map of the Spain and Portugal, enlarged by Jaillot in partnership with Sanson's heirs. It was published in Jaillot's 'Atlas Nouveau', one of the largest general atlases up to that time.
[Ref: 14633]    £600.00 ($853 • €689 rates)


DE ROSSI, Giovanni Giacomo. [17th century Italian map of Spain]
La Spagna. Rome, 1677. Coloured. 410 x 525mm.
Old map of Spain showing the Balearics, after Sanson, published in the Mercurio Geografico, with a large martial cartouche.
[Ref: 13311]    £400.00 ($569 • €460 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [A superb sea chart of Spain & Portugal]
Hispaniæ, et Portugallæ Maritimi tractus, à S.Andero, ad Malagam. Pascaert van Spagnie, en Portugal. Amsterdam, c.1688. Coloured. 500 x 570mm.
Highly decorative chart of the Atlantic coasts of Spain and Portugal, orientated with north to the left. Published in the 'Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas', De Wit uses the decorative title cartouche in full original colour to vent his anti-Spanish feelings. One Spaniard is surrounded by kneeling captives, with a decapitated body to one side. A donnã has a small black child carrying her train. KOEMAN: Wit 16.
[Ref: 15336]    £850.00 ($1,209 • €977 rates)


CLUVER, Philip. [Map of Spain & Portugal]
Hispania veteris et novae descriptio sec: cluberum. Amsterdam, c.1697. Coloured. 310 x 270mm.
A decorative map of Spain and Portugal with cartouches for the title, scale and inset map of the Balearics.
[Ref: 13340]    £165.00 ($235 • €190 rates)


DANCKERTS, Justus. [A Finely Engraved Dutch Map of Spain]
Accuratissima Totius Regni Hispaniæ Tabula Per Iustinium Danckerts. Amsterdam, c. 1705. Original colour. 500 x 580mm. A very good example.
A splendid map of Iberia in fine original colour, showing topography, settlements and regional divisions. With a decorative title cartouche surmounted by the Spanish Royal Arms, and flanked by a personification of peace and disporting putti and mermaids. Justus Danckerts is one of the lesser known publishers active in Amsterdam in the last decade of the 18th century. His atlases are appreciably scarcer than those of his leading rivals, the Visschers and De Wit.
[Ref: 10622]    £600.00 ($853 • €689 rates)


PRICE, Charles & Senex, John. [Uncommon two-sheet map of Iberia]
A Correct Map of Spain & Portugal According to the newest observations and discoveries communicated to the Royal Society at London and the Royal Academy at Paris. London: Charles Price & John Senex, c.1708. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 705 x 965mm. Some restoration, as is common on these large maps.
An early example of this large map of Iberia, drawn by Price and engraved by Senex. Their partnership did not last after 1711, after which Senex issued many of their maps in his 'English Atlas' from 1714.
[Ref: 11777]    £500.00 ($711 • €575 rates)


BION, Nicolas. [Early 18th Century Map of Iberia]
L'Espagne Dresse sur les Observations de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et suivent les Memoires les plus Nouveaux. Paris, 1710. Coloured. 165 x 193mm.
Issued by Bion who was also known as a globe-maker.
[Ref: 11338]    £160.00 ($228 • €184 rates)


MOLL, Herman. [Two-sheet antique map of the Iberian Peninsula]
A New and Exact Map of Spain & Portugal Divided into its Kingdoms and Principalities &c with ye Principal Roads... London: John Bowles, Philip Overton, Thomas Bowles, & John King, c.1725. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 620 x 990mm. Laid on linen, wear at binding folds as usual in these large maps.
Moll's large-format map of Spain and Portugal, published in 1711, during the War of the Spanish Succession. A decorative cartouche surrounds a dedication to the Duke of Argyll, the 'General of Her Majesty's Forces in Spain', and the battles of Gibraltar and Fort Mahon are both marked, recent victories for the English. Also of interest is the 'Advertisment', containing one of Moll's famous attacks on his competitors. It starts: 'Among all ye Cheats that ye world are dayly abus'd with, none have lately been more Scandalous than that of Maps'.
[Ref: 12707]    £1,100.00 ($1,564 • €1,264 rates)


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