Auction 127, Lot 530

"Carte d'Espagne et des Principaux Etats Appartenans a Cette Monarchie dans les 4 Parties du Monde", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

17.3 x 13 inches
43.9 x 33 cm

Handsome map of the Iberian Peninsula (6.3 x 5.5") surrounded by descriptive text and tables in French. Bordering are 14 smaller maps of the Spanish possessions around the world, including the Philippines, Chili, Peru, Mexico, Naples, and Nouveau Mexique -- showing Santa Fe, Indian tribes, and locating Nova Grenade and Pey Coromedo, Xila, Hemes, and Quivira. A scarce issue.

References: Phillips (A) #548.

Condition: A+

Fine, dark impression with very wide, original margins. Deckle edged hand laid paper.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/25/2009