Catalog Archive
Auction 179, Lot 542

"[On 2 Sheets] Mapa dos Reynos de Portugal e Algarve Feita Sobre as Memorias Topografica de D. Vasque de Cozuela as do P. Lacerda...", Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Portugal & Western Spain

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

16.6 x 11.8 inches
42.2 x 30 cm
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This uncommon and well-engraved two-sheet map details the villages and towns, roads, and topography of Portugal and western Spain, extending as far east as Valladolid and Marbella. Large, decorative cartouche features the coat-of-arms, flags, flowers, and Christ on the crucifix. The northern sheet has an alternate title printed above the map: "Carte des Royaumes de Portugal et d'Algarve..."


Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color on watermarked paper with light toning and soiling. The first image is a composite image - the map is in two separate sheets.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/16/2020