Peninsular War, 1807-1814

A new map of Spain and Portugal
A new map of Spain and Portugal
Printed map. Six visual scales [13 cm = 70 British miles]. "Requisite for the Intelligence of Military Operations." Inset: table with distances between principal towns in Spain. Inset: text pertaining to authority information for the compilation of the map. A Robert Clifford ownership label is affixed to the verso. Acquired by McMaster University in 1969 as part of the Lord Cholmondeley collection.
Carte des routes de postes et itinéraires d’Espagne et de Portugal
Carte des routes de postes et itinéraires d’Espagne et de Portugal
Printed map. "Dressée par Lapie, Ingr. Géographe." 3 visual scales [650 mm = 25 Spanish leagues] Insets: CARTE PARTICULIERE / des Routes de Postes de Madrid aux Châteaux Royaux. Shows postal routes (by stage-coach [voitures], by horse, by foot [non montée]), itineraries and main roads. Includes a table of the divisions and provinces of Spain and Portugal. A Robert Clifford ownership label is affixed to the verso with the text "Spain. Postes." Acquired by McMaster University in 1969 as part of the Lord Cholmondeley collection.
Mapa general de España dividido en sus actuales provincias, islas adyacentes, y reyno de Portugal
Mapa general de España dividido en sus actuales provincias, islas adyacentes, y reyno de Portugal
Printed map. "Por Don Tomas Lopez, Geógrafo de los Dominios da S.M.". 5 visual scales [9 cm = 20 leagues]. A smaller, coloured map of Spain, plus a clipping from Bowles National History of Spain have been pasted onto the larger map. The clipping is a list of Don Carlos’ titles. A list of “French Dignities” clipped from some unknown source is pasted onto the linen backing on the verso of the map. Although no ownership label is present, this map is believed to have belonged to the Honourable Robert Clifford. Acquired by McMaster University in 1969 as part of the Lord Cholmondeley collection.