Mappa ou Carta Geographica Dos Reinos De Portugal . . . 1790 [Case Map]
London / 1790
Second edition of Jefferys map of Portugal and part of Spain, originally published in London in 1762. Jefferys apparently collaborated with Miguel Rodrigues, who was then working as a printer for the Bishop of Lisbon, although Rodrigues connection to Jefferys and this map are unknown.
The map includes remarkable topographical detail, a large dedication cartouche and tables in English and Spanish. Dedicated to "the Right and Honourable John Earl of Bute".
This second edition includes an explanatory note from Faden, dated January 1, 1790. Both editions of the map are quite scarce.
Condition Description: Dissected and laid on linen, on two sheets. Modest linen breaks and loss of linen backing. Original slipcover, with pastedown title.