Auction 122, Lot 550

"Novissima Arragoniae Regni Tabula", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Spain, Aragon

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 17.5 inches
55.4 x 44.5 cm

An attractive map of Aragon focused on Zaragoza, based on the cartography of the Portuguese mapmaker Juan Bautista Labana (1555-1624). The map displays finely engraved pictorial topography. North is oriented to the right. A fine dedication cartouche at the lower left incorporates the scale of miles and a simple strapwork title is at the top. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

A sound example with original color. There is some scattered foxing and a few minor creases.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/5/2007

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