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Auction 123, Lot 544

"L'Espagne Dressee sur la Description qui en a ete faite par Rodrigo Mendez Sylva…", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1701 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 17.5 inches
62.2 x 44.5 cm

Handsome, large map of the Iberian Peninsula, including the Balearic Islands and part of the north coast of Africa. The map is based on the cartography of Rodrigo Mendez Sylva. The sheet is filled with detail and decorated with a beautiful title cartouche and distance scale.


Condition: C+

Scattered foxing and stains. A centerfold separation in the lower margin has been repaired on verso with archival tape. Light impression in cartouche. The right, blank margin has a 1" tear that does not enter the map.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 2/20/2008