Spain Portugal Iberian Peninsula c. 1740 Lotter decorative antique old color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Hispania ex Archetypo
(Spain & Portugal)
Issued Augsburg, Germany ca. 1750-70 by Lotter after De L'Isle
Engraved by Seutter
Fine and uncommon old map of the Iberian Peninsula. With strong original hand color.
Decorative map with large ornate cartouche at top right which includes allegorical igures, horse, strapwork frame with vegetation, etc.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
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.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
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