Auction 126, Lot 539

"Baeticae Partis Iberion Descriptio", Bocharti, Samuelis

Subject: Spain, Gibraltar

Period: 1712 (published)

Publication: Geographia sacra, seu Phaleg et Canaan

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 11.5 inches
19.3 x 29.2 cm

This uncommon map covers the southern coast of Spain with the Strait of Gibraltar. The interesting perspective presents north on the left of the map. Place names are given in Latin, Greek and Hebrew. The map is adorned with a small vignette of deer inland and a title cartouche featuring a cherub.

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Condition: A

Light soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2008

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