Auction 122, Lot 551

"Arragonia Regnum", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Spain, Aragon

Period: 1642 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 16.3 inches
51.6 x 41.4 cm

Beautifully decorated map of the region of Aragon in northeastern Spain, based on the cartography of the Portuguese mapmaker Juan Bautista Labana (1555-1624). Oriented with north to the right, the area includes the cities of Zaragoza, Huesca, and Amposta. Finely engraved pictorial topography, elaborate title and scale of miles cartouches and six royal crests adorn this map. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

A superb example with a fine impression on a strong, clean sheet.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2007

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