Bay of Biscay Spain beautiful c1745 Tindal antique folio engraved hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
A correct Chart of the Bay of Biscay,
Part of the Western Ocean & Mediterranean Sea:
Describing the Coasts of Spain and Portugal, with
Part of France, From Morlaix to Valencia
Issued London, c. 1745 for Tindal.
Engraved by R.W. Seale.
Fine antique folio sheet engraved map printed in the mid-18th century. With lovely full hand color. A fine decorative map, with great visual appeal.
In good+ condition, light minor age wear, diagonal crease at top left corner, faint trace of vertical crease, couple minor short edge-splits, but still remaining clean and attractive.
Pleasing example of this original antique map, which will look nice once framed.
Sheet measures c. 20 1/4" H x 16 1/2" W.
Engraved area measures c. 18 1/2" H x 15" W.
Folio. Original centerfold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4 p. 139