Auction 147, Lot 458

"La Catalogna li Regni di Aragona, ed Alta Navarra di Novissima Projezione", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Northwestern Spain

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.2 x 11.2 inches
38.6 x 28.4 cm

This striking map focuses on three of Spain's autonomous communities: Catalonia, Aragon, and Navarre. The mountainous topography of these areas is depicted along with many towns and rivers. The map extends beyond northwestern Spain to show the Spanish-French border, a bit of Basque Country, and Valencia. The wonderful title cartouche provides a glimpse into the rural activity in the region.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a, Vol. 1 #16.

Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with original color and ample margins, light toning along the centerfold, and a couple of notations in pen strictly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/20/2013

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