Spain Hispania Espana Iberia 1740 Lotter Seutter large decorative map hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Hispania ex Archetypo.
(Europe, Iberia, Spain, Portugal, Asturias, Galicia, Castille, Aragon, Andalusia, Granada, Valencia, Catalonia)
Issued Augsburg, Germany ca. 1750-70 by Lotter after De L'Isle. Engraved by Seutter .
Decorative mid-18th century map of the Iberian Peninsula. With strong original hand color.
Decorative map with large ornate cartouche at top right which includes allegorical figures, horse, strapwork frame with vegetation, etc.
Map remains well preserved, paper is a bit soft along bottom blank margin area. A short split in the blank margin, small minor corner missing at bottom right, will frame up beautifully. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Sheet measures c. 21 3/8" H x 25 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 17 1/2" H x 24" W
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 158-9