Map : ‘Partie Septentrionale du Royaume de Portugal – Partie Meridionale …’ Set of 2 large maps of the kingdom of Portugal that can be pasted together into one map. The 2nd map also shows the northern tip of Morocco. With nice scale cartouche.
Made by an anonymous engraver after Jaillot.
Medium: engraving / etching with outline hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 73 x 53 cm (28.74 x 20.87 inch). Image size: 57 x 47.5 cm. (22.44 x 18.7 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Original middle fold. The lower middle fold of the first map is a bit browned. Second map has punctuated library stamp bottom right just touching image but barely visible. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
PORTUGAL-GIBRALTAR-SPAIN-IBERIAN PENINSULA-MOROCCO | DP-A1-002-01
Original antique map originally published by Jaillot. This map is a later ed. published by J.A. Dezauche, 1781. Provenance: both maps are punched ‘Brooklyn Public Library.
Biography artist: J. A. Dezauche was the successor to Guillaume De L’Isle and Philipe Buache. Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), was a French cartographer. He joined the Sanson heirs and redrew Nicolas Sanson’s maps on a larger scale.
There are no reviews yet.