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Auction 118, Lot 734

"L'Espagne Divisee en tous ses Royaumes, Principautes, &c….", Jaillot/Ottens

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 17.8 inches
58.4 x 45.2 cm

Large, handsome map of the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. The map is exceptionally detailed, with the map divided into principalities and royal regions. The map is adorned with two lovely, Baroque cartouches, one for the mileage scale topped with an armorial shield and the title cartouche surrounded in a vine motif with a lion on top and a horse on the bottom. Titled in Latin at the top: Nova Regni Hispaniae Accurata Descriptio, ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.

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Condition: A+

Excellent impression, original color. Couple of small stains in generous, blank margin.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/6/2007

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