Auction 140, Lot 559

"Utriusque Castiliae Nova Descriptio", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Spain

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19.8 x 16.1 inches
50.3 x 40.9 cm

This superb map covers the heart of Spain including the cities of Cordova, Toledo, Madrid and Cartagena. Fully engraved with mountains and forests, it is richly decorated with strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles, and three coats of arms. German text on verso.


Condition: B

A nice impression with light damp stains and a few small spots. Margins trimmed to neatline at bottom with some loss of neatline at right.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 5/23/2012