Auction 117, Lot 678

"Granata, et Murcia Regna", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Spain

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum sive Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm

Fine, decorative map of the southeastern part of Spain from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, including Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria. The map is richly adorned with a title cartouche, scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses and a sea battle. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #6130:2.

Condition: A

Fine impression and attractive color. Bit of offsetting, still overall very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006

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