Auction 139, Lot 466

"Arragonia et Catalonia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

This charming small map of Catalonia and Aragon depicts the mountains, rivers, and cities of the region, including Barcelona, Taragona, Lerida, and Cavago (Zaragoza). The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/15/2012

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