Auction 110, Lot 553

"Catalonia", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Spain

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.2 inches
25.4 x 18.3 cm

Handsome small map showing the province of Catalunya bordered in the north by France and in the west by the province of Valencia. Beautifully engraved by Petrus Kaerius with a bold moiré pattern in the sea and a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Couple of tiny tears in blank margins repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/2/2005

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