Auction 134, Lot 488

"Partie Meridionale du Royaume de Portugal", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 19 inches
52.1 x 48.3 cm

This large and finely detailed chart covers the southern part of Portugal from about Torres Vedras southward. Locates the fortified city of Lisbone with scores of other place names. The map is filled with much topographical detail of mountains, rivers and political divisions and ornamented with a large title cartouche engraved in the French style.

References: Pedley #321.

Condition: A

Overall very good with an unobtrusive spot in the map and some light stains in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2010