Auction 128, Lot 624

"La Castille Propre ou Vieille, et la Nouvelle; avec l'Estremadure Castillane Dresse sur les Memoires de Rodrigo Mendes Silva, et Autres", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Spain

Period: 1689 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
30 x 17.5 inches
76.2 x 44.5 cm

Large, two joined sheets, this map covers the heart of Spain with Madrid at center. The map provides detailed information on the topography and distinguishes the major cities, fortifications and university towns, as well as hundred of tiny villages and roads. It covers the Mediterranean coastline from Tarragona to Alicante and inland to the border with Portugal.

References:

Condition: B+

Dark impression with original color. There is an old paper repair on the centerfold and some extraneous creases and minor toning.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/20/2009

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