Carta Esférica desde Co.. Sn. Vicente hasta Co.. Ortegal : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Exmo. Sor. Bo.. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Xefe de Esquadra de la Rl. Armada, Consejero de Estado, Secretario de Estado y del Despacho Universal de Marina, y encargado interinamente de la Secretaria de Estado de Guerra, Hacienda, Comercio y Navegacíon de Yndias.

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Map shows coastline detail with towns, ports, islands, mountain peaks, and landmarks for Portugal and northwestern Spain. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Prime meridians: Tenerife, Paris, Cadiz, and Ferrol. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.

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1 map : 80 x 52 cm.

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Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795 1788.

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  • Main Title: Carta Esférica desde Co.. Sn. Vicente hasta Co.. Ortegal : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Exmo. Sor. Bo.. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Xefe de Esquadra de la Rl. Armada, Consejero de Estado, Secretario de Estado y del Despacho Universal de Marina, y encargado interinamente de la Secretaria de Estado de Guerra, Hacienda, Comercio y Navegacíon de Yndias.
  • Parallel Title: Spherical map from Co.. Sn. Vincent to Co.. Ortegal: Presented to the King our Lord, by the Hon. Sor. Bo .. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdes, Esquadra Xefe of the Rl. Navy, Chief of State, Secretary of State and the Universal Office of the Navy, and interim manager of the Secretary of State for War, Treasury, Commerce and Navigation of the Indies.

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Map shows coastline detail with towns, ports, islands, mountain peaks, and landmarks for Portugal and northwestern Spain. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Prime meridians: Tenerife, Paris, Cadiz, and Ferrol. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.

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1 map : 80 x 52 cm.

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On verso: "7."

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Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795. Carta Esférica desde Co.. Sn. Vicente hasta Co.. Ortegal : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Exmo. Sor. Bo.. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Xefe de Esquadra de la Rl. Armada, Consejero de Estado, Secretario de Estado y del Despacho Universal de Marina, y encargado interinamente de la Secretaria de Estado de Guerra, Hacienda, Comercio y Navegacíon de Yndias., map, 1788; [Madrid]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193686/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.