Auction 142, Lot 494

"Castilia Vetus et Nova", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

A desirable small map of eastern Spain, with Murcia, Valladolid and numerous other towns highlighted with tiny cathedral symbols. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches adorn the map. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

A couple of minor spots. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 11/28/2012

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