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MOLL, Herman.

A New and Exact Map of Spain

divided into its Kingdoms and Principalities etc...

Published: London. [1711] 1730

Stock code: 66008

Price: £1,500

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A wonderful, large scale map of Spain and Portugal by the prolific and well regarded German émigré to London; Herman Moll. This wonderful map is embellished by a decorative title cartouche to ‘His Grace John, Duke of Argile &c General to His Majesties Forces in Spain..’ Each separate province, of Kingdom in Spain is delineated with outline colour. A truly magnificent title cartouche features a lion on top of the 15 different shields that represent the different divisions of the Kingdom of Spain. Other decorative features are weapons of war, including a cannon, and cannon balls, a shield, a breastplate and spears. Moll issues an interesting personal commentary in the lower left corner of the map.

2 sheets joined. Size: 620 x 1000 mm. Copperplate engraving with original outline colour. Some skilful paper restoration to map folds and to worm holes. Very good condition.

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