Auction 129, Lot 560

"Les Royaumes d'Espagne et du Portugal", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.8 inches
58.4 x 50.3 cm

This handsome map of the Iberian Peninsula is densely packed with information including the locations of cities, fortifications, universities, cathedrals, markets, monasteries, roads, and even places where the inquisition was held. A table at bottom provides information on the Spanish monarchy and its colonies.

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Condition: B+

Dark impression and original color with faint toning at bottom with an old paper repair in the bottom, blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/23/2009

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