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The City of Algiers.

Juan López Algiers. "Vista de la cuidad de Argel, con todas sus fortifacaciones." Madrid D Juan López 1783
Copper engraved view of Algiers, by Juan López, original outline colour to sea; verso blank.
Detailed descriptive key below. Good impression, some slight creasing.

Juan López worked with his father Tomás Lopez.

Tomás López (1730-1802?) was a Spanish cartographer who was sent by the Spanish government to Paris for a number of years to learn cartography and engraving from the great French mapmaker Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782). In 1804, López published his Atlas Geográfico de España (Geographical atlas of Spain), the first atlas of Spain produced by a Spaniard.
López's children his sons Juan and Tomás Mauricio republished this work in a new edition in 1810, and again in 1830.
215 by 275mm (8½ by 10¾ inches).   ref: 2042  €350

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