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Auction 138, Lot 588

"Principaute de Asturies…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1707 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 12 inches
41.9 x 30.5 cm

This map of northern Spain focuses on the mountainous terrain of the Principality of Asturias and part of Castile-Leon. Numerous river and towns are also depicted, along with the boundaries between each region. The title cartouche is formed by a drape held by two putti, with a coat of arms at bottom.


Condition: B

Original outline color on watermarked paper with very wide margins. There is light soiling, toning along centerfold, and a small spot to the left of title cartouche. There is a short centerfold separation in bottom blank margin, far from map image.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 12/7/2011