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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. Evidence of a crack in the printing plate on the lower left edge.
An exceptional example of this rare separate-issue map of Iberia, on paper with an anchor watermark with margins of at least 4cm on all sides. 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 ($12,936 • €10,976 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century map of Spain & Portugal]
Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locupletissima Descriptio. Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1575, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 380 x 495mm. Small rust hole in sea patched, page number altered with old ink mss. on verso.
Original amtioque map of Spain and Portugal, decorated with a strapwork cartouche, ships and sea-monsters. The map was published in the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', regarded as the first atlas in the modern sense of the word, with the maps designed to fit the book. VAN DEN BROECKE: 25, state 2 of 4.
[Ref: 12860]    £950.00 ($1,254 • €1,064 rates)


DE JODE, Gerard. [Scarce map of Spain & Portugal, in fine original colour]
Nova Descriptio Hispaniæ. Antwerp: Arnold Coninx for the widow and heirs of Gerard de Jode, 1593. Fine original colour. 380 x 510mm. Small split in upper centre fold.
A fine map of Iberia, engraved by Johannes & Lucas van Doeticum for De Jode's 'Speculum OrbisTerrarum'. The seas are filled with finely-engraved galleons, galleys and seamonsters, with the Spanish royal arms. This example comes from the second edition of the 'Speculum', revised and enlarged by Gerard de Jode's son, Cornelius. After his death in 1600 the printing plates were bought by Vrients, then the owner of the Ortelius plates, merely to stop their re-issue. KOEMAN: Jod 2.
[Ref: 11680]    £4,500.00 ($5,940 • €5,040 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 ($132 • €112 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 ($792 • €672 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 ($528 • €448 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 ($1,122 • €952 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 ($218 • €185 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 ($792 • €672 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 ($660 • €560 rates)


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