Auction 140, Lot 566

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.8 inches
18.5 x 14.7 cm

Beautiful small map of Valencia covering the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with north oriented to the right. It is decorated with a sailing ship, sea monster, and 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 with a light damp stain in blank margin at top left. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/23/2012

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