c.1730 – M. Seutter – Madritum

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Title:                   “Madritum sive Mantua Carpetanorum celeberrima Castiliae Novae Civitas et Monarcharum Hispanicorum magnificentißima Regia sedes sumtib. et cura Matth. Seutteri Ch. Aug. – Madrit la plus celebre Ville dans la Castille nouvelle, et la plus magnifique Resdidence des Monarqves d’ Espagne.”​

Description:

Very decorative and superbly detailed plan of Madrid. The royal and city arms grace the larger portion of the plate. The lower section provides a prospect of the city, with important sites identified. There is a bullfighting scene and a section showing native colonial supplicants providing offerings to the king of Spain.

The map comes from Matthaus Seutter atlas “Grosser Atlas” published in Augsburg c. 1730.

Cartographer:     Matthaeus Seutter (1678 – 1757)
Sheet size:          52,5 x 62,0 cm
Year:                   c. 1730
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Good condition. Map was cleaned, lower midlefold separation restored. Lower right corner restored. Few small marginal splits restoration.

This is an original antique map published circa 1730 and NOT a modern copy or reprint

On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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