Spain postal Picquet Lapie linen backed 1822 large scarce engraved map
Spain postal Picquet Lapie linen backed 1822 large scarce engraved map Spain postal Picquet Lapie linen backed 1822 large scarce engraved map
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Carte des Routes de Postes et Itineraires d'Espagne et de Portugal; par ch. Picquet.

(Spain & Portugal- postal routes. Inset of Madrid environs-Longitude given from Paris).

Issued Paris, 1822 by Lapie & Ch. Piquet. Scarce map.

Engraved map with original outline hand color. Mounted onto a linen backing with blue cloth edging long ago, possibly as issued by the publisher. Very unusual thus, almost a small wall map.

Spotted and lightly age soiled, light stain around old closed 4" tear at right middle side just above Balearic islands, some gentle normal age wrinkling, couple small spots at left side margin, but retaining a handsome age patina overall.

Sheet measures c. 20 1/2" x 26 1/4".

Printed area measures c. 19 1/4" x 24 5/8".

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.1, p. 199.

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