Auction 127, Lot 531

"L'Espagne Divisee en tous ses Royaumes, Principautes, &c…", Jaillot/Ottens

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 17.8 inches
58.4 x 45.2 cm

Large, handsome map of the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Exceptionally detailed, the map is divided into principalities and royal regions. The map is adorned with two lovely, baroque cartouches; the mileage scale is topped with an armorial shield and the title cartouche is surrounded in a vine motif with a lion on top and a horse on the bottom. Titled in Latin above: Nova Regni Hispaniae Accurata Descriptio, ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.

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Condition: A+

Excellent impression and original color. There are a couple of small stains in generous, blank margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/25/2009

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