Auction 125, Lot 577

"Andaluziae Descriptio", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Spain

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 2.6 inches
10.9 x 6.6 cm

This tiny map shows Andalusia, Spain, with red castles marking the major cities and major rivers noted. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctorium, which was often bound with the Praecipuarum Universi. Bucelin's maps are very scarce. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

Rough binding side margin at bottom.

Estimate: $130 - $170


Closed on 9/24/2008