[&] Palais du Comte d'Avero, a Lisbonne oú Charles III a été Logé. [&] Fête des Taureaux á Lisbonne. [&] Embarquement de la Princesse de Portugal, Cathérine, Epouse de Charles II Roi D'Angleterre.
Four engraved views printed within a separately-printed frame-like decorative border, very scarce. Sheet 280 x 350mm (11 x 13¾"). Trimmed into the printed border, laid on album paper.
Four views of Lisbon, including bullfighting at the Royal Palace and the departure of Catherine of Braganza to marry Charles II in 1662. It was published in the 1729 special edition of the 'Galerie Agreable du Monde', a sixty-six volume atlas of which only 100 copies are said to have been published, with each plate augmented with a frame-like decorative border, here sadly mostly trimmed away.
From a scrapbook compiled by Rev. Willaim Bradford (1780-1857), Chaplain and war artist during the Peninsula Wars.
[Ref: 33377] £350.00