Auction 125, Lot 575

"Arragonia Regnum", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Spain

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 16.3 inches
51.6 x 41.4 cm

Beautifully decorated map of the Aragon region in northeastern Spain, based on the cartography of the Portuguese mapmaker Juan Bautista Labana (1555-1624). Oriented with north to the right, the coverage 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.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression, original color and wide margins. There is some minor toning in blank margins, still very fine condition.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/24/2008

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