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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.
Detailed lovely map by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet showing the Spain and Portugal. From the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.
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.