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Auction 142, Lot 488

"Castiliae Veteris et Novae Descriptio", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain

Period: 1606 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 14.2 inches
49.3 x 36.1 cm
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A fine early map of Spain showing the area of Castile with numerous cities and towns including Madrid and Toledo. The map is beautifully embellished with three strapwork cartouches and the Castilian coat of arms. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with light toning and a few minor spots.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 11/28/2012