Donnet, Alejo

Suplemento a los Planos de Ciudades

Suplemento a los Planos de Ciudades para el mapa de Espana en seis Parties, Impresas en Papel Llamdo aguila, por D.A. Donnet,

DESCRIPTION: Scarce, detailed, antique folding map of plans for key cities in Spain and Portugal: Barcelona (still surrounded by a fortified wall), Ciudad Rodrigo, Tortosa, Oviedo, Denia, Cadiz, Granada, Lisbon (Lisboa), Madrid, Cartagena, and Valencia. The map was published as a supplement to Donnet's six-sheet "Mapa Civil y Militar de España y Portugal, con la nueva división en distritos."

Large, attractive, well-kept, and linen-backed. Dissected into 18 sections of about 5.5 x 7.5 inches as issued. Published by Dauty and sold by Simonneau from Paris ca. 1831. The map is identified at top as the seventh and last part.

Cover contains the seller's label in very fine condition that reads:
"Magasin de Geographie de Charles Simonneau Graveur. A Paris, Rue de la Paix, No. 6. Hotel Mirabeau vis-à-vis le Timbre.
Cartes Geographiques et Topographiques Francaises et Etrangeres.
Globes, Spheres, Atlas. Geographie, Ancienne et Moderne. With an index tab at top of the folded maps that reads: "Plans des Villes"

Not dated but Charles Simonneau was a French engraver, map publisher, and map seller in Paris, France from approximately 1803 to 1838. Attribution at bottom reads: " A Paris. Chez Dauty et Demaisons Palais Royal Galerie de Nemours, et Malo aine Graveur Rue St. Jacques No. 169."

CREATOR: Donnet, Alejo



BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean

CONDITION: Very good.  Cover is slightly browned but the interior is extremely clean and bright. No tears, holes, stains or issues of any sort.

COLORING: Minimal outline coloring.

ENGRAVER: Malo brothers

SIZE: 33 " x 23 "


PRICE: $500


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