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Auction 118, Lot 745

"[Lot of 2] Partie Septentrionale du Royaume du Portugal… [together with] Partie Meridionale du Royaume de Portugal…", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1751 (published)


Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 18.8 inches
51.6 x 47.8 cm

Large-scale, attractive pair of maps that cover the whole of Portugal. The northern portion details the area from the Mino River south to the coastal town of Peniche, near the Berlengas Islands. The southern portion starts with the province of Estremadura, down the coast to Lisbon and ending with Cape St. Vincent and Cape de St. Marie. Both maps are made to stand on their own and have their own borders, decorative cartouches and scale of miles.

References: Pedley #319 & 321.

Condition: B

Original outline color. Both maps with some overall toning and light foxing. North Portugal with printer's crease and a small fold separation, just into the neatline at the bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/6/2007