Auction 140, Lot 564

"Granata, et Murcia Regna", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Southeastern Spain

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Fine, decorative map of the southeastern part of Spain from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, including Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria. The map is richly adorned with a title cartouche, scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses and a sea battle. A legend at bottom identifies archbishoprics, bishoprics, and universities. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

Lovely old color with wide margins, a few small spots, and short centerfold separations in top and bottom blank margins. There are a few abrasions, a small damp stain, tiny tears and chips all confined to blank margins, far from map image.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/23/2012

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