Auction 103, Lot 422

"Toletum [on sheet with] Vallisoletum", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Spain

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.7 x 13 inches
47.5 x 33 cm

Two bird's eye views on a folio sheet with Latin text on verso. Toledo is shown built around the Alcazar and the cathedral and protected by the Tagus River that is spanned by two Moorish bridges. The lower view of Valladolid includes scenes of farmers working the cultivated fields.

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Condition: B

Small wormhole in centerfold, light overall toning, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/11/2003

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