Auction 108, Lot 491

"Granata, et Murcia Regna", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Spain

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication: Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Fine, decorative map of the southeastern part of Spain from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, including Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria. The map is richly adorned with a title cartouche, scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses and a sea battle. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #6130:2.

Condition: A

Lovely original color. Repair at bottom centerfold and a couple of small rust spots, still overall very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/29/2004