Auction 132, Lot 489

"Gallaecia Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.3 x 14.3 inches
41.4 x 36.3 cm

Handsome map of Galicia in northwestern Spain centered on Santiago di Compostella, Orense and Monforte de Lemos. It is ornamented with two strapwork cartouches, a moiré patterned sea and two galleons. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

Lightly toned with a couple inconspicuous spots.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/2/2010

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