Auction 125, Lot 576

"Utriusque Castiliae Nova Descriptio", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Spain

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm

This superb map covers the heart of Spain including the cities of Cordova, Toledo, Madrid and Cartagena. Fully engraved with mountains and forests, it is richly decorated with strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles, and three coats of arms. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A+

Fine impression and color with professionally repaired fold separations in the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/24/2008