Auction 142, Lot 492

"Andaluzia Continens Sevillam et Cordubam", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Southern Spain

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.1 inches
50.3 x 38.4 cm

Handsome map of the region surrounding Seville including Cadiz, Gibraltar, and Spain's popular Costa del Sol. Generously adorned with cartouches, putti, a compass rose, two coats of arms, sailing ships and galleys. The coats of arms pictured are of Seville on the left and Cordoba on the right. French text on verso.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with light toning along centerfold and a few minor spots. Two tears in top blank margin have been closed with archival tape on recto. Two short centerfold separations in blank margins have been closed with tape on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 11/28/2012