Auction 113, Lot 629

"L'Espagne divisee en tous ses Royaumes et Principautes, suivant qu'ils sont compris sous les Couronnes de Castille, et d'Aragon, Possedees par le Roi Catholique; et sous la Couronne de Portugal Possedee par le Roi de Portugal", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1747 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.3 x 18 inches
66.8 x 45.7 cm

This fine map of Spain is based on the cartography of Sanson. It extends to includes the Balearic Islands and is filled with place names and other details. Shows the incredible Canal du Midi in southern France. Extensive tables at lower left. Decorative title rococo-style cartouche incorporates four distance scales.

References: Pedley #304.

Condition: B

Good impression on very thick hand laid paper. Period paper added to left and right sides on verso to support original folds with some slight loss at lower right. Occasional scattered foxing or toning.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/7/2005

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