LOT 563

Beschryving van Spanjen en Portugal;

Waar in , Op het naauwkeurigste, al het geene, dat zoo ten opzigte van hunnen ouden, als tegenwoordigen staat (...) verhaald en door kunstige Print-verbeeldingen en Land-kaarten aangeweezen werd [D. Juan Alvarez de Colmenar]. Leiden. Pieter vander Aa. 1707. Small folio, leather, title on spine, half title, illustrated frontispiece with title, title page in red and black, with large allegorical vignette, illustrated dedication, all in copperplate, by J. Goeree, (8),80,84,128,52 and 56 + register.

Complete with the large folded and folding overview map, folding view of Barcelona from sea, with French inscription and 164 engravings in the text + large tailpiece after the register. Spine with damage, a few pp. with older restorations, light browning, name and stamp on half title, here and there (water) stains in the text, annotations on final endpaper; else a good and complete copy with the oft-lacking profile of Barcelona. This is the translation of Les délices de l'Espagne et du Portugal by D. Juan Alvarez de Colmenar, published by Vander Aa in the same year.

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