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Spanien - Portugal

Nr. 878: ..Costes de Portugal et..Partie d’Espagne..

Chart in original colour
Beschreibung:

“Carte des Costes de Portugal et de Partie d’Espagne, depuis le Cap de Finisterre Jusques au Detroit de Gibraltar“. The Atlantic coast of the southern part of the Iberian peninsula with 2 large insets „Carte des Ports de Lisbonne, de Setuval, et de leurs Environs” and “Carte de la Rade de Cadis et des environs”. Engraved chart, printed from 2 plates on 2 sheets joined, in full original wash colour from Le Neptune Francois, Pieter Mortier, Amsterdam 1693. (PM) 59 x 88,5 cm.

Koeman M. Mor 1, map 29. Only state. Notwithstanding to the addition “Levée et Gravée Par Ordre du Roy A Paris 1693”to the title of the map the map was printed in Amsterdam. - Full impression of the plate on strong Dutch laid paper with original margins at all sides. Full original wash colour. 2 soft vertical creases near centrefold. Light offsetting of areas coloured in light Green to the opposite side of the map. But no breaking through of outlines or of areas coloured in Green! – Even in consideration of the offsetting a good copy. Copies in outline colour can frequently be found. But examples in full original colour are scarce!
€ 600

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