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Text Page: Dedication: Philippo IV, Regi Catholico...
Texeira, Pedro; Saury, ...
Text Page: Dedication: ...
1656
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Author [Texeira, Pedro, Saury, Salomon]
Full Title (Text Page to) Topographia de la villa de Madrid descrita por Don Pedro Texeira Ano 1656. Madrid 1943 (MCMXLIII). (map title) Mantua Carpetanorvm, sive Matritvni vrbs regia. educion hecha por el Instituto Geographico y Catastral, por Victor Garcia, Caligrafo, y por Artes Graficas Municipales ...
List No 11229.009
Note Facsimile reprint edition of topographic plan of Madrid in 20 sheets, 188x290, which together form an impressive mural, published in 1943 by Geographical and Cadastral Institue. Originally published 1656 by Pedro Teixeira Albernaz ( Lisbon ,1595- Madrid , 1662), Portuguese cartographer who worked commissioned by Philip IV. Representing 18 churches, 55 convents and 14 hospitals and religious schools. Dedicated to "Philippo IV, Regi Catholico ..." Issued in decorated hard cover portfolio, with the shield of the Villa de Madrid. Including title cartouche decorated with the shield of Spain, dedication sheet, imprint page and index. On verso of title page: Edicion de quinientos ejemplares numerados, de los cuales se destinan a la venta doscientos cincuenta. Numeros del 101 al 350. Ejemplar numero 130.- D. Enrique Pfitz Lopez, Arquiteco." only 500 copies of which only 250 were offered to the sale ... Maps printed in black ink on white paper, showing streets, houses, major buildings, parishes, convents, hospitals, with number of floors, doors and windows, and details such as facades and roofs, also distribution of the plants. Relief shown pictorially. Includes " Original imprint: Antuerpiae [Antwerp] : Cura et solesitudine Ioannis et Iacobi van Veerle, 1656. "Salomon Saurij Fecit"--Lower right corner. Scales showing "Pitipié de Quinientas Varas Castellanas", "Pitipié de Mil Pies de Atercia de vara", and "Pitipié de Quinientos Pacos de Ados Pies y Medio." Includes index of parishes, convents, hospitals, fountains, ponds, etc. and numerical keyed to map.
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