Auction 109, Lot 560

"Parte Settentrionale del Regno di Portogallo", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 17.2 inches
53.8 x 43.7 cm

Very uncommon and detailed map of the northern part of Portugal, boldly engraved to show topography, cities and villages. A huge explanation cartouche formed from a shell held by mermaids fills the Atlantic.

References:

Condition: B

Map has been laid down in the past with adhesive residue on verso. Original color, slightly faded with some uneven toning. Bottom fold separation closed with archival tape. Printed on thick sound paper.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/1/2004

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