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Auction 144, Lot 184

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

Subject: Northern Portugal

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 19 inches
51.6 x 48.3 cm
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Handsome 18th century map of northern Portugal. There is good detail of the rivers and mountains in the region, including the Douro and Tego Rivers. Numerous place names fill the map, with Porto just above center. The map is decorated with a rococo title cartouche and a simple distance scale.

References: Pedley #319.

Condition: B+

A nice example with a hint of toning along centerfold and faint spots in the image.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/3/2013