Spain & Portugal antique map

£48.00

Antique map of Spain and Portugal. Copper plate engraving. Original hand colouring. Paper size 8×10.25ins. Not dated in the plate but from a series dated between 1806 and 1814.

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Spain & Portugal antique map. Antique map engraved by James Barlow (FI 1790-1810) Published by C. Brightly and E. Kinnersly, Bungay, Suffolk. Not dated in the plate but from series dated between 1806-1814. Source: Blomfield’s “A General View of the World, Geographical, Philosophical and Historical.” Spain and Portugal are part of the Iberian Peninsula, located in the southwest corner of Europe. The peninsula is principally divided between Portugal & Spain, comprising most of their territory. It also includes Andorra and a small part of France along its northeastern edge, as well as Gibraltar on its south coast, a small peninsula which forms an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. With an area of approximately 582,000 km2 (225,000 sq mi), it is the third largest European peninsula, after the Scandinavian and Balkan peninsulas.

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