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Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Spain & Portugal, Showing Roads

SKU: 9502
£200.00

Title:
Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Spain & Portugal, Showing Roads

Date of publication:
c.1770

Printed Measurement:
49.5 x 58.5 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Robert de Vaugondy
  • Carte des Royaumes d’Espagne et de Portugal dans laquelle sont tracées les routes de postes

    This is ]a later state of Robert de Vaugondy’s road map of the Iberian peninsula. The original date (1757) and privilege (a sort of early forerunner of copyright) have been burnished from the plate.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 49.5 x 58.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso.

    References

    Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 303.