Spain & Portugal Castille Catalonia c. 1796 Gibson early American miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Spain and Portugal.
(Europe, Iberia, Hispania, Spain, Portugal, Galicia, Castille, Leon, Aragon, Navarre, Catalonia, Valencia, Andalusia, Grenada).
Issued c. 1796, Philadelphia by Gibson. Engraved by J. Scott.
Charming 18th century miniature map with lovely hand color. An wonderful example of map making from the early American republic.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 3 7/8" H x 2 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp 137.
Wheat & Brun, Maps Published in America Before 1800, 833.