Auction 114, Lot 520

"Hispaniae Nova Describtio, de integro Multis Inlocis, Secundum Hydrographicas, Desc. Emendata", Hondius, Jodocus

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 14.7 inches
50.8 x 37.3 cm

Superb map of Spain and Portugal including Majorca and Minorca. Very finely engraved by Petrus Kaerius with elaborate cartouches, sailing ships, sea monsters and compass roses. The sea is engraved in a bold moiré pattern.

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Condition: A

Fine impression. Minor professional repair on bottom centerfold.

Estimate: $750 - $850

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 3/1/2006

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