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Auction 147, Lot 457

"Les Frontieres d'Espagne et de Portugal…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Atlas ou Recueil de Cartes Geographiques…

Color: Hand Color

17 x 22.5 inches
43.2 x 57.2 cm
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This detailed map of Portugal and southwestern Spain is divided into provinces and filled with rivers, roads, and place names. Lisbon, Madrid, Seville and numerous other large cities are depicted with miniature bird's-eye views. The title cartouche lists the longitudes and latitudes of the major cities.

References: Pastoureau, FER II C [72].

Condition: B

Watermarked paper with original outline color and wide margins. There is toning, light offsetting, a few printer's creases, and a few spots.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 11/20/2013