Auction 133, Lot 465

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain

Period: 1606 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 14 inches
47.8 x 35.6 cm

This handsome map of Valencia covers the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with north oriented to the right. It is boldly accented with a sailing ship, sea monster, and a fully engraved moiré-patterned sea in which decorative title and distance scale cartouches float. Dutch text on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/1/2010

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