Auction 130, Lot 504

"Hispaniae Nova Describtio, de integro Multis Inlocis, Secundum Hydrographicas, Desc. Emendata", Hondius, Jodocus

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 14.7 inches
50.8 x 37.3 cm

This superb map of Spain and Portugal includes the Balearic Islands. It was very finely engraved by Petrus Kaerius with elaborate cartouches, sailing ships, sea monsters and compass roses. The sea is engraved in a bold moiré pattern. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Bold impression with tiny edge tear well away from the map.

Estimate: $950 - $1,200

Unsold

Closed on 12/2/2009

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