Auction 136, Lot 545

"Andaluziae Descriptio", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Andalusia, Spain

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 2.5 inches
10.9 x 6.4 cm

This tiny map shows Andalusia, Spain, with castles marking the major cities and major rivers noted. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctorium, which was often bound with the Praecipuarum Universi. Bucelin's maps are very scarce. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

Nice impression with some light spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/1/2011

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