The islands of Ibiza and Majorca, with a decorative title cartouche. Formentera appears within a scroll-like inset. From Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai più celebri e più recenti cartografi by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779-1784 Antonio Zatta was one of the leading cartographers and publishers of the time, and his Atlante Novissimo was one of the most beautifully produced of 18th-century atlases. He drew on the work of other cartographers- such as Captain Cook, for his maps of New Zealand and Australia, Robert de Vaugondy, Bellin, and developed his own distinctive elegant style.
[Spain] Isole di Majorca d’Ivica e Formentera
Fine map of Portugal oriented with west at the top (and north incorrectly pointing south on the compass rose) from Corso Geografico Universale by Vincenzo Coronelli published in Venice, 1690. A decorative title cartouche appears in bottom center embellished with military flags and canon. The scales cartouche and the arms of Portugal and Algarve are supported by mermen in the Atlantic and four smaller crests represent the adjacent regions of Spain. At bottom right the…
- Author: CORONELLI Vincenzo Maria
- Year: 1690
- Dimension: 594 x 444 mm
- Place of publication: Venice
Uncommon and elegant Italian map by Filippo Naymiller showing Spain and Portugal published in Milan. Includes a second sheet of text embellished by vignettes of Madrid and Lisbona engraved by Baldi. It provides really interesting geographical and statistical information of the Countries. The map was finely engraved by Pietro Allodi. From Atlante di geografia universale: cronologico, storico, statistico e letterario Milan, 1860 at Litografia Pagnoni.
- Author: Filippo Naymiller, Francesco Pagnoni
- Dimension: 32 x 42 cm
- Place of publication: Milan
- Year: 1860
Panorama of Barcelona taken from the sea finely engraved by Harmanus van Loon. From Suitte des Forces de l’Europe ou Quatrieme Partie de l’Introduction a la Fortification by Nicolas de Fer published in Paris, 1695.
- Author: DE FER Nicolas
- Year: 1695
- Dimension: 295 x 100 mm
- Place of publication: Paris
Carte itineraire physique politique et routiere de l’Espagne et du Portugal: indiquant les trois grandes Regions geographiques les ancines et les nouvelles DivisionsMore Info € 600,00
This extremely uncommon carte-a-figures map from the 19th century features the Iberian Peninsula and is surrounded with defly engraved figures and representations of places of note in Spain and Portugal. The vignettes flanking the map include Alhambra, Malaga, The Giralda Bell Tower of the Cathedral of Seville, Burgos Cathedral, Tower of Orangers in Seville, St. Nicholas’s Tower in Cordova, the Carmel Convent, Madrid, Lisbon and El Prado in addition to others. The figures below the map include a bull fighter and typical attire for residents of various parts of Spain and Portugal. The map is filled with details of roads, towns and cities, as well as topography and was made as a folding map to assist travelers in the region.
- Author: A. R. Fremin
- Dimension: 53,5 x 73 cm
- Place of publication: Paris
- Year: 1840