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Antique Maps of Spain and Portugal - Richard Nicholson of Chester

SPAIN and PORTUGAL

17th Century - Miniature

  •  Saoin and Portugal, Pieter van den Keere 1666

    Saoin and Portugal, Pieter van den Keere 1666

22164 Spain and Portugal, Pieter van den Keere, 1666. Price: 80.00

HISPANIA. A miniature engraved map of Iberian penisular with Balearic Islands. 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Description of Spain in English on verso. Uncoloured. Good clean undamaged condition. This map has come straight from the atlas and therefore not been sold as a single map before.

From: A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World published by Roger Rea

With this map are the original 8 pages of text that continue the description of Spain

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18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Gulf de Rosa, Joseph Roux, 1764

    Gulf de Rosa, Joseph Roux, 1764

27865 Gulf de Rosa, Joseph Roux, 1764. Price: 44.00

ROSE. A small engraved chart showing the Gulf of Rosas with the towns of Rosa, Castillon and Tourille. Scale, depth soundings and anchorage points.. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

Plate 13 From: Receuil Des Principaux Plans; des Ports, et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée, Estraits, de ma. Carte Douze Feüilles.... Marselle 1764

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18th Century Sea Chart

  •  San Sebastian, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764

    San Sebastian, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764

29039 San Sebastian, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764. Price: 48.00

ST SEBASTIAN. An engraved chart showing the bay and town of San Sebastian with the island of St. Clara. Embellished with a rococo cartouche displaying the title and scale. 7 x 8 3/4 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From: Le Petit Atlas Maritime Volume 4 Map number 50

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Spain and Portugal, George Frederick Cruchley, 1848

    Spain and Portugal, George Frederick Cruchley, 1848

3152 Spain and Portugal, George Frederick Cruchley, 1848. Price: 44.00

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL. A clearly engraved map bearing the imprint January 15th 1842. Publishers rococo cartouche inscribed Cruchley’s Improved Atlas, for Schools & Families. 17 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Very small split at the bottom of the centre fold and two small areas of browning in the centre fold. Otherwise good condition.

From: Cruchley’s General Atlas for the use of Schools and Private Tuition

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16th Century

  •  Carpetania - Guipuzcoa - Cadiz, Abraham Ortelius, 1595

    Carpetania - Guipuzcoa - Cadiz, Abraham Ortelius, 1595

31684 Carpetania - Guipuzcoa - Cadiz, Abraham Ortelius, 1595. Price: 255.00

CARPETANIAE PARTIS DESCR. 1584 / GUIPUS COAE REGIONIS TYPUS / HANC INSULAM PERLUSTRABAT ET SUA MANU DEPINEBAT GEORGIUS HOEFNAGLIUS ANTWERPIAN. BELGA Three maps on one sheet of Carpetinia, Guipuzcoa and Cadiz. Each embellished with a decorative title cartouche and scale. 19 x 15 1/4 inches. Latin Text on verso. Original centre fold. Attractive and fine modern hand colouring.

From: Ortelius Theatrum

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17th Century

  •  Basque region of Spain, William Blaeu c.1645

    Basque region of Spain, William Blaeu c.1645

31751 Basque Region, William Blaeu, c.1645 Price: 150.00

BISCAIA ET GUIPUSCOA CANTABRIAE VETERIS PARS A good engraved map of the Basque area of northern Spain including the towns of Bilbao, Laredo and San Sebastian. Decorative title and scale cartouches. Three ships, two compass roses and coat of arms. 19 1/4 x 15 inches, 490 x 380 mm. French text on verso. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. Small area of thining paper in right hand blank margin. Small slit at the bottom of the centre fold in blank margin area otherwise good condition.

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168h Century Sea Chart

  •  Spain and Portugal Girolomo Ruscelli 1599

    Spain and Portugal Girolomo Ruscelli 1599

32283 Coasts of England, France and Spain, Mount & Page c.1760. Price: 70.00

A CHART OF THE SEA COAST FROM ENGLAND TO THE STREIGHTS SOLD BY JNO. & THOS, PAGE AT POSTERN ROW ON TOWER HILL. Regret not the best of specimens of this interesting 18th century chart orientated with east at the top. The southern coast of England is shown with the coasts of France Portugal and Spain to the Straits of Gibraltar. There is an inset chart of the harbour at Cadiz. Decorative title panel. 22 x 17 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. Little to no left hand margin. Similar situation on the other three margins with short tears.

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16th Century

  •  Spain and Portugal Girolomo Ruscelli 1599

    Spain and Portugal Girolomo Ruscelli 1599

32284 Spain and Portugal, Girolomo Ruscelli, 1599. Price: 140.00

TABULA EUROPAE II. An interesting early map of Spain and Portugal showing a single sailing ship and two sea monsters. Original centre fold. Uncoloured. Some browning in the centre fold. Single small worm hole in the left hand blank margin with a matching hole in the right hand blank margin. Above the right hand worm hole is a another vertical worm hole 1/2 inch long. None of the worm holes in a printed area.

From the sixth edition of Ruscelli's translation of Ptolemy's Geografia edited and extended by Giuseppe Rosaccio published by the Heirs of Melchior Sessa in 1599.

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ANDALUSIA

16th Century Town Plan

  •  Antequera, Malaga. Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, circa 1600

    Antequera, Malaga. Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, circa 1600

27129 Antequera, Malaga. Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, circa 1600. Price: 340.00

ANTEQUERA. A superb 16th century bird's eye view of the town of Antequera situated north east of Malaga. Two title cartouches. The name of the artist Georg Hoefnagel s shown beneath the roots of a tree stump. Key to 13 places. 19 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches. French text on verso. SUPERB EARLY HAND COLOURING. Split at the bottom of the centre fold otherwise good clean condition.

From: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

16th Century Town Plan

  •  Loja, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600

    Loja, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600

27134 Loja, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600. Price: 350.00

LOXA. A fine bird'e eye view of the town of Loja situated west of Granada. Two costumed figures in the foreground, one being on horseback. The map bears the name of the artist Georg Hoefnagel. 19 x 13 3/4 inches. French text on verso. SUPERB ORIGINAL HAND COLOURING. Good clean condition.

From: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Algarve and Andalusia, John Seller, c.1784

    Algarve and Andalusia, John Seller, c.1784

31750 Algarve and Andalusia, John Seller, c.1784. Price: 85.00

A CHART OF THE SEA COAST OF ALGRAVE AND ANDALUSA BETWEEN CAPE ST VINCENT AND THE STRAIT OF GIBRALTER AND C. SPARTEL. SOLD BY W MOUNT AND T. PAGE AT THE POSTERN O GREAT TOWER HILL LONDON An interesting engraved 18th century chart orientated with north at the top. Inset chart of the Bay of Cadiz. Decorative title cartouche with scale panel above. Two compass rose and rhumb lines. 20 1/2 x 17 inches. It appears that the plate was becoming worn by the time of this edition as a crack in the copper plate appears in the bottom left hand corner. Not the darkest of impressions but still quite good. Good condition.

BALEARIC ISLANDS

18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Bays of Alcudia and Pollenca, Joseph Roux, 1764

    Bays of Alcudia and Pollenca, Joseph Roux, 1764

27861 Bays of Alcudia and Pollenca, Joseph Roux, 1764. Price: 55.00

Baye d’Alcudia / Baye de Poyance. A small engraved chart with scale. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

Plate 9 From: Receuil Des Principaux Plans; des Ports, et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée, Estraits, de ma. Carte Douze Feüilles.... Marselle 1764

18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Palma, Joseph Roux, 1764

    Palma, Joseph Roux, 1764

27860 Palma, Joseph Roux, 1764. Price: 64.00

PALME.A small engraved chart with scale showing Palma. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

Plate 8 From Receuil Des Principaux Plans; des Ports, et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée, Estraits, de ma. Carte Douze Feüilles.... Marselle 1764

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18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Ibiza and Formentara H. Michelot and L. Bremond c.1730

    Ibiza and Formentara H. Michelot and L. Bremond c.1730

32288 Ibiza and Formentara, H. Michelot and L. Bremond, c.1730. Price: 145.00

PARTIE DE L’ISLE D’YVICE, ET DES ISLES FROMENTIERES.. 1730. An interesting chart of orientated with west at the top showing the southern part of Ibiza with Ibiza town plus the offshore island of Formentara, the smallest island of Spain’s Balearic islands. Compass rose and scale. 9 3/4 x 7 inches.

From: Recueil de Plusieurs Plans des Ports et Rades de la Mediterrane

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CASTILE

Early 17th Century

  •  Castile, Mercator / Jansson, c.1636

    Castile, Mercator / Jansson, c.1636

23564 Castile, Mercator / Jansson, c.1636. Price: 43.00

CASTILIA VETUS ET NOVA. A small early engraved map of the region. Cartouches. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. German text on verso. Medium even browning all over, otherwise good condition.

From: Atlas Minor

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Central Spain, Antonio Zatta 1777

    Central Spain, Antonio Zatta 1777

32226 Central Spain, Antonio Zatta, c.1777. Price: 87.00

L’ESTREMADURA E LA CASTIGLIA NUOVA. An engraved map showing an area of central Spain including the cities of Madrid and Toledo. It extends westwardds to show part of the border with Portugal. Original eatly hand colouring. Minute repair in the centre fold, otherwise good clean crisp condition.

From: Atlante Veneto.

CATALONIA

18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Sofa, Joseph Roux, 1764

    Sofa, Joseph Roux, 1764

27863 Sofa, Joseph Roux, 1764. Price: 46.00

BAYE DE SOFA. A small engraved chart with scale. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

Plate 11 From Receuil Des Principaux Plans; des Ports, et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée, Estraits, de ma. Carte Douze Feüilles.... Marselle 1764

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18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Cadeques, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764

    Cadeques, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764

28077 Cadeques, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764. Price: 46.00

PLAN DU PORT DE CADEQUIE. An engraved chart showing the bay and town of Cadeques embellished with an uncoloured rococo cartouche displaying the title and scale. 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Original blue outline and wash colouring. Good condition.

From: Le Petit Atlas Maritime Volume 4 Map number 65

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GRANADA

16th Century Town Plan

  •  Alhama de Granada, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenburg, c.1600

    Alhama de Granada, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenburg, c.1600

27138 Alhama de Granada, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenburg, c.1600. Price: 350.00

ALHAMA. A fine 16th century view of the town with costumed figures in the foreground. Imprint of the Antwerp artist Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1600) dated 1564. 18 x 13 1/4 inches, 455 x 340 mm. Superb rich early hand colouring. French text on verso. Good clean condition.

From: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

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CANARY ISLANDS

18th Century

  •  Canary Islands, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1764

    Canary Islands, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1764

24708 Canary Islands, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1746. Price: 65.00

CARTE DES ISLES CANARIES....1746. An engraved map of the Canary Islands embellished with a decorative rococo title cartouche dated 1746. A second title in Dutch appears beneath the map. 11 x 8 inches. Uncoloured. Original vertical fold. Good clean condition.

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18th Century Sea Chart

  •  Tenerife, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1760

    Tenerife, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1760

24711 Tenerife, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1760. Price: 62.00

CARTE DE L’ISLE DE TENERIFFE SUIVANT LES OBSERVATIONS ASTRONOMIQUES.... A good 18th century map of Tenerife, the largest of the seven Canary Islands. Titles in French and Dutch. Compass rose and scale. 5 3/4 x 8 inches. Uncoloured. Light crease but otherwise in nice clean crisp undamaged condition.

From Antoine-François Prevost's L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hond

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Antique Maps of Spain and Portugal - Richard Nicholson of Chester

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