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Auction 138, Lot 586

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Valencia, Spain

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 14 inches
48.3 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. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Wide margins and fine color with minute tears in blank margins and a two small damp stains in lower blank margin, far from map image.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 12/7/2011

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