Auction 134, Lot 480

"Hispania ex Archetypo Roderici Mendez Sylvae et Variis Relationibus …", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1735 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.8 inches
58.4 x 50.3 cm

This detailed map of the Iberian peninsula is based on the observations of Rodrigo Mendes Silva and Guillaume Delisle. The map is densely engraved with information and features a large title cartouche with a lavish scene of King Philip V with his courtiers.


Condition: B

There is a repaired tear that extends nearly to the centerfold from the left. The paper is sound, but original color is faded and there are a few light spots.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/1/2010