Auction 146, Lot 520

"Le Royaume d'Aragon... / El Reyno de Aragon", Nolin, Jean Batiste

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: Atlas d'Espagne et de Portugal

Color: Hand Color

17 x 21.8 inches
43.2 x 55.4 cm

This boldly engraved map depicts portions of Aragon and Valencia, centered on Zaragoza and the Ebre River. The map extends south to Castello de la Plana and as far west as Cuenca. A legend at bottom identifies capitals, towns with universities, archbishoprics, bishoprics, and abbeys. The map is adorned with a drape-style cartouche with the title in French and Spanish, and featuring the Royal coat of arms of Spain and the coat of arms of Aragon.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.NOL-3a.

Condition: A

A fine impression on watermarked paper with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/4/2013