Antique Maps of the Iberian Peninsular
incl. Atlantic Islands

A New and Accurate Map of Spain & Portugal.

image

BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, 1748.

A map of the Iberian Peninsular, shows Spain, Portugal, the Balearic Islands and the North Coast of Africa. Inset maps show The Straits of Gibraltar and the Harbour of Port Mahon. Decorative figured title cartouche top right, with a scale of miles below.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning, very slightly darker at centrefold, minor marginal spotting, small brown spot to the west of the Bay of Biscay, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 380 x 440mm (15 x 17¼ inches).

Reference: 10940

Price: £120

Atlantic Islands.

image

THOMSON & CO, John.

Origin: Edinburgh, John Thomson, 1821.

Four maps on one sheet: The Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, including Cape Verd, Canary, Azores and Madeira islands. Insets of the Road of Fayal and Puerto Naos and Cavillo. With a finely engraved vignette of the Peak of Teneriffe. Published by John Thomson & Company in 'A New General Atlas'.

Condition: Original outline colour; light marginal soiling and age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 590 x 500mm (23¼ x 19¾ inches).

Reference: 11202

Price: £190

Bowles's New One-Sheet Map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal according to De Lisle; with improvements on the coasts from charts of Michelot & Bellin.

image

BOWLES (Carington).

Origin: London, Bowles & Carver, 1794-98.

A fine and detailed map of Spain and Portugal, showing the Balearic Islands. Published in 'Bowles's Universal Atlas, Being a Complete Collection of New and Accurate Maps'.

Condition: Original body colour; very light spotting in places, slight darkening at centrefold due to guard paste, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 440 x 585mm (17¼ x 23 inches).

Reference: 11351

Price: £190

Espagne.

image

SANSON, Nicholas.

Origin: Paris, c.1680.

A map of Spain, engraved by Antoine de Winter and published 1683.

Condition: Coloured; light age-toning and spotting to margins, overall very good condition.

Size: 190 x 240mm (7½ x 9½ inches).

Reference: 13015

Price: £98

Hispaniæ Antiquæ Tabulæ.

image

TAVERNIER, Melchior.

Origin: Paris, 1641-.

A map of the Iberian Peninsular with attribution to Nicolas Sanson and published by M. Tavernier and Pierre Mariette. An uncommon map, with the price greatly reduced due to the noted faults.

Condition: Uncoloured; slight age-toning in the margins and light soiling, small brown rust mark in the sea, and a surface abrasion with loss of print in the central part of the map. Overall a fair example.

Size: 410 x 525mm (16¼ x 20¾ inches).

Reference: 12350

Price: £90

Hispaniæ Nova Descriptio.

image

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Origin: Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius & Johannis CLOPPENBURG, 1630.

A fine map of the Iberian Peninsular, engraved by Petrus Kærius. From the rare Cloppenburg edition - a larger format edition of Mercator's pocket atlas.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light age-toning, small split and other minor marginal defects, otherwise a good example.

Size: 190 x 255mm (7½ x 10 inches).

Reference: 10737

Price: £110

Islands in the Atlantic.

image

TALLIS, John.

Origin: London, John Tallis & Co.1851.

The Azores, Canaries, Cape Verde Islands, Madeira and Bermuda, with several engraved vignette views. John Tallis is without question one of the most renowned cartographers and publisher of the C19th. His maps are the last of the lavishly decorated and ornamental maps, considered to be works of art as well as geographically accurate. He was born in Stourbridge in Worcestershire in about 1818 and it is likely that he stayed in the Midlands working as a publisher in Birmingham, until he moved to London in the early 1840′s.

Condition: Original outline colour; marginal soiling just effecting lower brinted border and light spotting, otherwise very good.

Size: 350 x 245mm (13¾ x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 7469

Price: £62

L'Espagne divisée en ses Principaux Royaumes, Dediée A Haut et puis sant Seigneur Messire Francois Le Bouteiller...…

image

DU VAL, Pierre.

Origin: Paris, 1686.

A fine and uncommon map of the whole of Spain.

Condition: Original outline colour.

Size: 385 x 520mm (15¼ x 20½ inches).

Reference: 6099

Price: £340

La Spagna.

image

ROSSI, Giacomo.

Origin: Rome, 1696.

A map of Spain and Portugal, showing the Balearic Islands. Possibly engraved by Antonio Barbey and published in the Rossi atlas of 1715.

Condition: Uncoloured; three old wax stains and minor spotting, light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise very good.

Size: 405 x 525mm (16 x 20¾ inches).

Reference: 9013

Price: £260

Regnorum Hispaniae nova descriptio.

image

BLAEU, Willem.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1650, Dutch text edition.

A fine map of the whole of the Iberian Peninsular. Shows the Balearic islands, Tangier and the north coast of the African continent.

Condition: Fine original colour; light toning to the edges of the paper, very minor spotting in margins, light offsetting of original colour, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 380 x 495mm (15 x 19½ inches).

Reference: 10034

Price: £370

Spain and Portugal.

image

TALLIS, John.

Origin: London, John Tallis & Co., 1851.

With vignettes including views of Lisbon, Madrid & bull-fighting. John Tallis is without question one of the most renowned cartographers and publisher of the C19th. His maps are the last of the lavishly decorated and ornamental maps, considered to be works of art as well as geographically accurate. He was born in Stourbridge in Worcestershire in about 1818 and it is likely that he stayed in the Midlands working as a publisher in Birmingham, until he moved to London in the early 1840′s.

Condition: Original outline colour; overall good to fine condition.

Size: 245 x 310mm (9¾ x 12¼ inches).

Reference: 7722

Price: £58