Auction 115, Lot 612

"Utriusque Castiliae Nova Descriptio", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Spain

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 16.2 inches
50.3 x 41.1 cm

Superb map covers the heart of Spain including the cities of Cordova, Toledo, Madrid, and Cartagena. Fully engraved with mountains and forests, it is richly decorated with strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles, and three coats of arms.

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Condition: A

Minor extra fold along centerfold with a couple of spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/21/2006

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