MAPA DE LA PROVINCIA DE AVILA, DIVIDIDO EN SUS TERRITORIOS Y SEXMOS.

( Avila, Spain. ).

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Madrid: Tomás López, 1769. Hand-colored in outline. A 16 x 16 inch map on a 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 sheet of paper. Two tears with old repairs on lower section of the map; short margins at the top. (Item ID: 3517)


"Tomás López y Vargas Machuca (1731 - 1802) was born and died in Madrid. A Spanish engraver and publisher, he studied with d'Anville in Paris, and returned to Madrid in 1760 [becoming the Cartographer to the King]. During a 40 year career he produced more than 200 maps." - Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers. The present map was issued in his two volume atlas of Spain (1763 - 1789).



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