Auction 116, Lot 673

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain

Period: 1613 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 14 inches
47.5 x 35.6 cm

This handsome map of Valencia covers the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo. North is oriented to the right. It is decorated with a sailing ship, sea monster, title and distance scale cartouches in the moiré-patterned sea. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Lightly toned with strong original color.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/20/2006

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